Lisa Lewis is a special counsel in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's New York office.

Areas of Practice

Lisa is experienced in representing employers in employment-based matters in both judicial and arbitral forums, including disputes relating to breach of restrictive covenants and employment agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, discrimination and harassment allegations, and wrongful termination.  Lisa also counsels employers on labor and employment issues, including wage and hour matters, personnel policies and internal investigations. 

In addition, Lisa has experience in complex commercial litigation, including pretrial, trial, multidistrict litigation and appellate work.  She represents clients in both federal and state courts in fraud, breach of contract, accounting malpractice, securities, lender liability and intellectual property cases. Lisa also has handled maritime disputes involving requests for maritime attachments and claims for breach of contracts.

Lisa is actively involved in pro bono work at the firm and received awards for Outstanding Pro Bono Service from the Legal Aid Society in 2005 and 2006.



Labor and Employment, Legal 500, 2018

Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2011-2013

Outstanding Pro Bono Services, Legal Aid Society, 2005 and 2006



Labor & Employment Law Blog Posts

New York Commercial Division Round-Up Blog Posts

Speaking Engagements

  • "Labor & Employment Law: 2011 Year In Review," New York, New York, November 3, 2011
  • "Labor & Employment Law Update: The First 100 Days of the Obama Administration," New York, New York, May 21, 2009
  • "The Perfect Storm: How the U.S. Presidential Election and Recent Economic Events Will Impact Labor and Employment Laws in 2009 and Beyond," New York, New York, November 6, 2008
  • "Critical Employment Law Issues to Consider In a Turbulent Economy," New York, New York, June 12, 2008




Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York


J.D., Boston College Law School, 2000, magna cum laude

B.A., Boston University, 1995, magna cum laude


  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District of Massachusetts
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