A. Lee Bentley III
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Recognized since 2020
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Health Care Law
Qui Tam Law
Lee Bentley’s practice includes the defense of False Claims Act and qui tam cases, internal investigations, and white collar criminal matters. He specializes in telemedicine/telehealth, compound pharmacy, and urine toxicology cases, among other alleged fraud schemes. His experience also includes complex civil litigation involving government entities. Lee has handled trials and appeals in numerous federal and state courts, and has served as sole or lead counsel in almost 40 civil and criminal jury trials.
Prior to joining Bradley, Lee was the United States Attorney for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida in Tampa. In that capacity, he oversaw more than 120 civil and criminal prosecutors. During his time as United States Attorney, his office led the country in number of qui tam cases prosecuted and was routinely one of the highest performing offices throughout the country. In all, the office collected more than $1.2 billion in criminal and civil actions during Lee’s tenure. Lee participated and supervised high-profile matters in the healthcare, defense procurement, and white collar criminal areas.
He was previously in private practice in both Washington, D.C., and Atlanta, and served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney and an attorney advisor for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel.
Contact & Links
- Lawyer Page: https://www.bradley.com/people/b/bentley-lee
- 100 North Tampa Street, Suite 2200
Tampa, FL 33602
- University of Virginia, J.D., graduated 1983
- University of Georgia, B.B.A.
255 The Best Lawyers in America® awards
60 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards
Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar
- Health Care Law
- Qui Tam Law
Additional Areas of Practice:
- Government Contracts
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