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Lee A. Lastovich

Office Managing Principal and Office Litigation Manager

P 612-359-1773
F 612-341-0609


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

  • ALM, "Top Rated Lawyer" Litigation

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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June 30, 2017
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Jackson Lewis Publishes Q2 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

June 30, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the second quarter of 2017. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events... Read More

May 26, 2017
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2017 Edition

May 26, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 26, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 68 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S. The firm... Read More

April 17, 2017
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Lee Lastovich Named Office Managing Principal of Jackson Lewis’ Minneapolis

April 17, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 17, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Lee Lastovich has been elevated to Minneapolis Office Managing Principal. Mr. Lastovich succeeds Gina Janeiro, who led the office for the past four years and has chosen to step down to focus full-time on her... Read More

See AllBlog Posts by Lee A. Lastovich

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