Lisa is an employment law attorney with over 20 years of experience advising a wide variety of employers, from private sector companies of all sizes to government agencies and non-profits. Lisa’s varied experiences have enriched her ability to understand the unique workplace dynamics facing each organization and situation, and she enjoys partnering with her clients to solve workplace challenges.
Prior to becoming an independent consultant close to 10 years ago, Lisa worked as a Senior Associate Attorney for Metro, an Employee Relations Manager for Nike, and an Associate Attorney in the Employment groups with Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP. She routinely drafts and revises workplace policies, facilitates employee trainings, and conducts workplace investigations. Lisa is admitted to practice in Oregon, California (inactive) and Missouri (inactive).
Lisa can often be found hiking anywhere with plenty of trees, from Japan and Chile to Tryon Creek and Forest Park, playing competitive tennis, and reading memoirs. She loves baking with her two daughters, and for several years ran her own business teaching hands-on cooking classes to kids. Lisa also celebrates storytelling in all forms, and has told a few of her own through The Moth. She serves as a volunteer docent for OJMCHE (Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education) and several nature-oriented nonprofits.
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