Lee Philipson is a trial lawyer in Farella Braun + Martel’s Wine Country Office in St. Helena.
With deep roots in California’s wine country, Lee assists wineries and vineyards resolve difficult code enforcement matters. He supervised the Environmental/Consumer Affairs Division of the Napa County District Attorney’s office for ten years. He most recently served as chief deputy district attorney in the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office and previously worked as a deputy district attorney and an assistant district attorney in the Napa County District Attorney’s Office.
Lee has almost 40 years of trial experience both prosecuting and defending large, and sometimes high profile, complex cases. In 2002, he was named the “Prosecutor of the Year” by the California District Attorneys’ Association.