Personal Attention, Proven Results

For over fifty years, Kee & Lau-Kee has provided sound legal advice with a personal approach for our clients throughout the New York Metropolitan area and beyond. Our practical approach and depth of experience has helped us create a firm that is valued by our clients and respected by our peers.

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Firm History

Norman Lau Kee & Glenn Lau-Kee

The law firm of Kee & Lau-Kee, PLLC is a stalwart in the heart of New York’s Chinatown, representing many individuals, businesses and banks in the community. A graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Fordham University School of Law, Norman Lau Kee founded the family law firm in 1956 and was only the third Chinese-American lawyer to practice in Chinatown. The Lau-Kee family has worked tirelessly on behalf of the community, including helping found Chinatown’s YMCA in the 1970s and the US-Asia Institute in 1979. Norman Lau Kee is a recipient of the Greater New York City YMCA Order of the Red Triangle. He is a former chairman of the Federal Advisory Commission to the Immigration and Naturalization Service. He is retired from the practice of law.

Glenn Lau-Kee joined his father’s law practice in 1977 after serving as an associate at Coudert Brothers. A graduate of Yale College and Boston University Law School, he is a leader in the New York’s legal community, having served as the 117th President of the New York State Bar Association during 2014-2015, the Board of Directors of The New York Bar Foundation, and the Fund for Modern Courts. He is a member of the State Bar’s House of Delegates, the Task Force on the State of Our Courthouses, and the Special Committees on Legal Specialization and Sarbanes-Oxley Issues. He is a vice-chair of the board of the Greater New York City YMCA and is on the board of directors of the US-Asia Institute. He served as president of the Asian American Bar Association of New York from 1997-1999 and was appointed by retired Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye to serve on the Commission to Examine Solo and Small Firm Practice and the Committee to Promote Public Trust and Confidence in the Legal System.