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Bill Lee, the Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr litigator named this year as a Lifetime Achievement honoree by The American Lawyer, describes himself as an “anchor baby.” His parents emigrated from Shanghai in 1948, and both were facing deportation proceedings in the United States when he was born in 1950. They were parents of a citizen, and they could stay.

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Ben Seal

Ben Seal is managing editor of The American Lawyer. He joined the magazine in February 2018, and previously spent five years working for The Legal Intelligencer, editing the paper's magazines and supplements and reporting on Pennsylvania's state courts, legislature and Attorney General's Office. Contact him at bseal@alm.com or @BSealTAL.

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