Lee Roach

lee.roach dbr.com
Phone: (202) 230-5129 (202) 230-5129
Fax: (202) 842-8465


Lee Roach assists his clients in antitrust, complex commercial litigation, and white collar criminal defense matters. Lee has extensive experience representing clients in federal and state courts throughout the country on a wide variety of matters, as well as before federal antitrust agencies. He has helped multiple clients secure merger clearance from federal regulators and has also defended against merger challenges brought by antitrust regulators in federal court. He has also defended clients’ interests in lawsuits alleging price fixing and other anticompetitive conduct.

Lee’s extensive litigation background includes first-chair trial experience. Lee has handled all aspects of civil litigation, including pre-trial litigation counseling, discovery, dispositive motions practice, and post-trial proceedings. Lee’s litigation practice covers a wide variety of commercial matters, including False Claims Act litigation, complex business disputes, civil fraud, health care fraud and compliance investigations and litigation, and telecommunications litigation.

Prior to joining Drinker, Lee clerked for the Hon. Federico A. Moreno of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. From 2004 to 2005, Lee worked as a special assistant in the Office of the Vice President of the United States. Prior to that, he worked for several years as a policy researcher in the telecommunications industry.


Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia


  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2008, cum laude, Journal of Legislation
  • Dartmouth College, B.A., 2001

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia


  • American Bar Association, Antitrust Section, Pricing Conduct Committee, Young Lawyer Representative