Lee J. Dobkin, Esq.
Deputy General Counsel for the University and Chief Counsel for Penn
Lee J. Dobkin joined the Office of General Counsel in April 1997, and in September
of 2001 was named Chief Counsel for Penn Medicine and Deputy General Counsel
for the University. In that capacity, he oversees all of the legal work which
OGC does on behalf of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Mr. Dobkin
previously served as the Chief of the Public Corruption and Labor Racketeering
Section in the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of
Pennsylvania from 1994 to 1997 and as an Assistant United States Attorney in
that office from 1986 to 1994. He began his legal career as a Litigation Associate
in the New York law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.
Mr. Dobkin attended Amherst College (B.A., cum laude,
1978) and received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School
(J.D., cum laude, 1982). Mr. Dobkin has taught law at the University
of Pennsylvania Law School (Adjunct Professor of Appellate Advocacy, 1996),
the Temple University School of Law (Adjunct Professor of Integrated Trial
Procedure, 1996; Adjunct Professor of Criminal Procedure, Clinical Program,
1994-1995); and the Widener University School of Law (Adjunct Professor of
Criminal Law, 1996).
Mr. Dobkin is a member of the National Association of College and University
Attorneys (NACUA) and the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA).
He is admitted to practice law in New York, Pennsylvania, and the
United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts
of New York and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.