Tiffany W. Yee
  • Associate


San Francisco, CA





Tiffany W. Yee is an Associate Attorney and the Firm Administrator of Steven Adair MacDonald & Partners, P.C. Her practice focuses on real estate litigation primarily in residential landlord-tenant disputes in the San Francisco Bay Area, specifically tenant buyout agreements, Owner Move-In and Ellis Act evictions. Tiffany believes in resolving cases through buyout or settlement and has successfully handled numerous negotiations as a cost-effective solution for her clients. She regularly handles matters arising before the San Francisco Rent Board and San Francisco Human Rights Commission. Tiffany also speaks conversational Cantonese and is able to communicate with and put Chinese-speaking clients at ease.

Tiffany earned her B.A. from San Francisco State University and her J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, California. She is a member of the State Bar of California and is also admitted to practice before the Northern Federal District Court of California.

Tiffany is an active member of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area, Solo & Small Firm Committee, and was a past Committee Co-Chair for three years. She was named to the Northern California “Rising Star” list published by Super Lawyers Magazine from 2018 - 2020, a peer nominated distinction reserved for only a small percentage of attorneys in Northern California.

Areas Of Practice

  • Real Estate Law
  • Landlord-Tenant Law

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2012


  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 2012
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • San Francisco State University
    • B.A. - 2008
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Certificate of Conflict Resolution
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: English Language Studies and Speech Communications

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to California Rising Stars list, 2018 and 2019
  • Honors Lawyering Program
  • Law & Leadership Fellow
  • Moot Court Board
  • Witkin awards for Academic Excellence: Special Problems Civil Procedure
  • CALI Excellence for Future Award: Wills & Trusts
  • CALI Excellence for Future Award: Practical Legal Writing


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Asian American Bar Association, Member, 2014 to Present
  • Asian American Bar Association, Solo & Small Firms Committee, Co-Chair, 2014 to 2016
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Member, 2012 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of Moss & Hough, Associate , 2013 to 2015
  • United States Postal Service (Pacific Law Dept.), Bridge Fellow, 2013 to 2013
  • Hon. Richard M. Clark, Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges, Judicial Extern, 2012 to 2012
  • Hon. James Larson, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, Judicial Extern, 2010 to 2010


  • Cantonese Chinese
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