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Lee A. Lastovich

Office Managing Principal and Office Litigation Manager
Minneapolis

P 612-359-1773
F 612-341-0609
Lee.Lastovich@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Lee Lastovich is the Office Managing Principal and the Litigation Manager of the Minneapolis, Minnesota, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Lastovich is a litigator and trial lawyer with over 22 years of experience defending employers against claims of discrimination (race, age, gender, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation), retaliation (including whistleblower, Sarbanes-Oxley and USERRA claims), harassment, defamation, negligence, breach of contract, and promissory estoppel. Clients frequently retain him to protect their interests in non-compete, non-solicitation, trade secret and unfair competition lawsuits. He also serves as an adviser and litigation manager for large, national corporations as well as midsized and local companies.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, he served as the chair of the litigation group of a Minneapolis - St. Paul general practice firm, co-chaired that firm’s attorney recruitment efforts, and held a position on the firm’s board of directors.

Honors and Recognitions

Lee Lastovich
Rated by Super Lawyers


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Martindale-Hubbell 2019 - Lee A. Lastovich
Client Choice 2017
Chambers USA 2019 - Lee A. Lastovich

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Minnesota State Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Volunteer Attorney
  • Wounded Warrior Project

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August 22, 2019
Jackson Lewis

Steven M. Phillips Joins Jackson Lewis in Minneapolis

August 22, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 22, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Steven M. Phillips has joined the firm’s Minneapolis office as a Principal. Mr. Phillips has over 25 years of trial and arbitration experience in employment and business litigation matters, and deep experience... Read More

April 25, 2019
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2019 Edition

April 25, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (April 25, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 Edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.... Read More

January 21, 2019
Minnesota Lawyer

Lee Lastovich Discusses Jackson Lewis' Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

January 21, 2019

Lee Lastovich discusses the firm's diverse and inclusive culture in "Statements on Diversity and Inclusion," (p. 6) published by Minnesota Lawyer.  Read More

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Minnesota Appeals Court Upholds Minneapolis Minimum Wage Ordinance
March 8, 2019

The Court of Appeals of Minnesota, the state’s intermediate appellate court, has upheld a minimum wage ordinance enacted by the City of Minneapolis in 2017, providing for a higher minimum wage than that provided by state law. Graco, Inc. v. City of Minneapolis, 2019 Minn. App. LEXIS 84 (Minn. Ct. App. Mar. 4, 2019). Read More

A Protocol On Life Support – Financial Industry Assesses The Aftermath Of Major Defections From Broker Recruitment Pact
January 22, 2018

In the fourth quarter of 2017, two major financial firms dropped out of an industry-wide Protocol for Broker Recruiting (the “Protocol”), an agreement designed to reduce litigation surrounding the movement of stockbrokers between competing firms. Read More

$1 Jury Verdict Yields $300,000 in Attorneys Fees to Plaintiff’s Counsel
November 14, 2017

In a case alleging sexual harassment by a researcher against a research assistant, the trial court ordered more than $300,000 in attorneys’ fees after the jury awarded a mere $1 in damages to the plaintiff. Jenkins v. The University of Minnesota et al., No. 13-CV-1548 (D. Minn. Oct. 13, 2017). Read More