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Lee McGrath

Institute for Justice
Senior Legislative Counsel
Lee McGrath is the Managing Attorney of the Institute for Justice’s Minnesota office and serves as IJ’s Senior Legislative Counsel. Lee became IJ’s legislative counsel in 2011 and has been instrumental in lobbying for greater economic liberty and reforms to forfeiture laws in states across the country. Since then, IJ has worked with legislators to enact over 95 bills. These include new laws that end civil forfeiture and replace it with criminal forfeiture as well as establish sunrise and sunset reviews of occupational licensing laws based on the concept of least restrictive regulation.