Bill Lann Lee (born February 5, 1949
in New York City) is a Chinese American civil rights lawyer who served
as Assistant United States Attorney General for the Civil Rights
Division for the United States Department of Justice Civil Rights
Division under President Bill Clinton.
Bill Lann Lee is the most qualified American to serve as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights.
Mr. Lee has steadfastly served this nation addressing such pressing issues like hate crimes, police brutality, modern-day slavery, enforcing the Americans with Disabilities Act, and enforcing housing discrimination laws so that all Americans can live as equals no matter what their individual situations may be.
Bill Lann Lee is the first Asian Pacific American ever to hold this nation's top civil rights enforcement post.
He became the American Dream for all Asian Pacific Americans.