Lisa is a senior associate in the firm's Commercial Litigation Group. Lisa's practice focuses primarily on professional liability, financial services, and data privacy, security, and management. Lisa also has significant experience with landlord-tenant disputes, toxic tort matters, and general business disputes.
Lisa regularly defends law firms and attorneys sued for legal malpractice, breaches of fiduciary duties, and conflicts of interest. Often times these professional liability cases involve complex underlying matters, such as large-scale real estate projects, joint ventures and partnerships, and other business transactions. Lisa also advises on privacy compliance, including under the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA).
Lisa has substantial experience in both California state and federal litigation, including class actions, and has successfully drafted and argued dispositive motions in both federal and state courts. Lisa is well experienced in all aspects of pre-trial litigation, including the management and review of large electronic document productions.
Lisa serves as the southern California offices' associates' liaison to Reed Smith's Women's Initiative Committee and has also served as the associates liaison to Reed Smith's Diversity Committee.