Lee London is a partner at Barasch & McGarry and the managing attorney for the firm's 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund practice located in Lower Manhattan in New York City. The firm has dedicated over two decades to representing victims of the 9/11 attacks and helping to recover billions of dollars from the Victim Compensation Fund on their behalf. As a result of the firm’s tireless dedication to the 9/11 community and the highest success record in award appeals, it is the largest such practice in the country, with over 20,000 clients.
As a partner of the firm and manager of its 9/11 practice, Lee’s responsibilities include overseeing 9/11 claims processing and supervising the staff who handles them. Additionally, he leads the appeal process and guides his team of attorneys in establishing client presence in the 9/11 exposure zone and optimizing client loss calculation settlements at in-person and phone hearings. Lee is a passionate advocate for the 9/11 community and strives for regular educational outreach to inform the public of the benefits and programs available to its members.
Prior to his work at Barasch & McGarry, Lee graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University. As a law student, he was accepted into the John Jay Legal Services Criminal Defense Clinic, as well as the prestigious summer internship program at the Bronx District Attorney’s office. After graduating from Pace Law School with a Juris Doctorate degree and passing the New York State Bar Exam, Lee joined Barasch & McGarry.
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