5 Park Plaza
Suite 1100
Irvine, CA 92614

Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101


J.D., Western State University

M.B.A., East Carolina University

B.A., magna cum laude, University of Southern California


AV-Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell

OC Register Metro Magazine’s Top Attorney in Orange County

Superb rated by

Everyday Heroes from Orange County Women Lawyers Association

Outstanding Community Service Award from APALSA of Western State College of Law

Hall of Fame in recognition of an exemplary career and outstanding community and professional service from Western State College of Law

Patricia Lee-Gulley is a partner in the Orange County office and has been with Gordon & Rees since 1998. Her active litigation practice focuses primarily on products liability, complex/mass tort litigation, premises liability, business/commercial litigation and employment related matters for the firm’s Southern California offices. Ms. Lee-Gulley’s litigation practice is supplemented with her industry experience and background in both manufacturing and business, including operations, processes, safety and human resources. Ms. Lee-Gulley has also served as national counsel for a major corporation and has served as local counsel for various out-of-state corporations.

Ms. Lee-Gulley is the Diversity Liaison in the Orange County office of Gordon & Rees and serves as co-leader of the firm’s Tort and Product Liability Practice Group. She is on the boards and committees of numerous organizations where she advocates for diversity and inclusion in the legal community; and chairs and participates in community service outreach projects. She is the founder of the OCWLA Diversity Bar Stipend Award that provides a stipend to minority law school graduates who are studying for the California bar examination.

Ms. Lee-Gulley is AV-Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell; a Top Attorney for litigation by the OC Register Metro Magazine; and Superb rated by


  • California
  • U.S. District Courts, California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • California Minority Counsel Program (Director, past Secretary and Executive Committee member)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association (Community Outreach Committee member; past Director, member)
  • Orange County Women Lawyers Association (Past President)
  • Orange County Asian American Bar Association (Past President)
  • Western State College of Law Dean’s Counselors, Alumni Advisor
  • William P. Gray Legion Lex Inn of Court