LELAND J. BADGER is of counsel to the firm and is resident at Howe & Hutton, Ltd.'s Washington, D.C. office. Lee is a native Chicagoan and graduated from Dartmouth College summa cum laude with highest distinction and Phi Beta Kappa, and from Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Harvard Journal on Legislation. Immediately following law school, Lee served as Attorney-Advisor to the General Counsel to the Secretary of the Air Force at the Pentagon, while on active duty as a Captain. He has practiced law for over 30 years in Chicago and Washington, D.C., concentrating on antitrust law, healthcare professions/healthcare industry law, representation of industry trade associations and professional societies, educational foundations, standards/certification-accreditation bodies, trial and appellate litigation, fiduciary duties law, legislative and federal agency matters, contracts, and intellectual property licensing. Lee has written numerous articles, spoken at numerous seminars, and served as Adjunct Assistant Lecturer in Trial Practice at Northwestern Law School in Chicago.
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