Dr. Lee has served as a pollster and strategist for a host of corporate, non-profit, public sector, political, and legal clients over the last 24 years. His company, Dr. Silas Lee and Associates, specializes in conducting public opinion research and creating communications strategies. A partial list of his clients include Columbia University in New York City, National Urban League, Pitney Bowes, American Federation of Teachers, National Safety Council, Gaming in the Public Interest of South Africa, Harrah’s and Bally’s Casinos, Western Union, Nike Shoes/Michael Jordan Fundamentals, The Tom Joyner Foundation, Institute for International Affairs in Haiti, former President Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, former Vice-President Al Gore, John Kerry, the Democratic National Committee, mayors, congresspersons and numerous other elected officials.
He is also a court certified specialist in public opinion research assisting attorneys in jury selection and defining the social and cultural perspectives of potential jurors in criminal and multi-million dollar civil cases.
The analysis and polls of Dr. Silas Lee have been cited more than 500 times by various publications such as the Associated Press, Times-Picayune (New Orleans), Ebony Magazine, Black Entertainment Television, CNN, ABC World News Tonight, Fox National News, C-Span, Tavis Smiley Radio Show, USA Today, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and others. He also serves as a political analyst to the NBC and CBS affiliates in New Orleans.
Specialties: pollster research strategist