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Lee R. Crain is a litigation associate in the New York, New York office of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher.
Mr. Crain graduated first in his class from the University of Michigan Law School, summa cum laude, where he received the Henry M. Bates Memorial Scholarship Award—the law school’s highest honor. He served as an editor on the Michigan Law Review, where he published a note on civil liberties and national security, and was a semifinalist in the Campbell Moot Court Competition and later a member of the competition’s executive board. Mr. Crain was elected to the Order of the Coif.
In 2010, Mr. Crain graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in history and a minor in Spanish.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Crain served as a law clerk to the Honorable Paul J. Watford of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable Sidney H. Stein of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Crain is admitted to practice in the State of New York as well as before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Lee Ross Crain, The Legality of Deliberate Miranda Violations: How Two-step National Security Interrogations Undermine Miranda and Destabilize Fifth Amendment Protections, 112 Mich. L. Rev. 453 (2013)
University of Michigan - 2014 Juris Doctor
University of Pennsylvania - 2010 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar