In Memoriam: Oliver Lee

Oliver Lee, age 62, died February 13. Oliver earned his B.A. at Dartmouth College. After earning his law degree, he became a corporate and securities lawyer, serving as a trial attorney for six years with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., and Atlanta, Georgia, before moving into private practice.

He was a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, and the Atlanta Bar Association, where he was former chairman of the Minority Clerkship Committee and former member of the board of directors. He was also a past president of the Atlanta chapter of the National Association of Securities Professionals and a member of the Georgia Utilities Contractors Association. His strong interest in entrepreneurship led to his involvement as founding partner, co-partner and major shareholder in several businesses and developments, including Integral Municipal Services, National Concessions Management, ScanTech Holdings, SIPCO, and a host of other technological and real estate ventures. He was a member of the 1990 Class of Leadership Atlanta and served on numerous boards, including the boards of directors of the DeKalb County Hospital Authority, DeKalb Regional Healthcare System and DeKalb Medical Center. He was a trustee with Promina Healthcare Systems from 1997 to 2005 and was appointed chairman of the DeKalb Regional Healthcare System board in 2007. He remained involved in his business and community work until his death. Oliver is survived by his wife of 39 years, Gloria Harper Lee, and their three children.

 


Summer 2013 Vanderbilt Law Magazine