Lisa concentrates her practice on civil litigation involving contract disputes and business torts. Her diverse portfolio also includes cases concerning legal malpractice, employment discrimination, shareholder litigation, and other complex commercial matters in both state and federal court.
Prior to joining Figliulo & Silverman, Lisa worked as an associate for a Chicago-based defense trial firm, where she gained extensive litigation experience through oral arguments, pre-trial motion practice, mediation and settlement conferences, and managing all aspects of discovery, including taking and defending depositions of fact and expert witnesses. Lisa previously served as a law clerk for Presiding Magistrate Judge Geraldine Soat Brown, as a judicial intern for Magistrate Judge Nan Nolan, and as a legal extern for Judge Marvin Aspen in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Lisa earned her law degree, cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law in 2010, where she worked as a licensed student advocate in the Bluhm Legal Clinic, competed as a member of University’s Moot Court Team, and served as a writing coach for LLM students. While at Northwestern, Lisa was also a member of the Dean’s List and a recipient of the Arlyn Miner Book Award for writing excellence. In 2003, Lisa earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology, with honors, from Washington University in St. Louis.
Lisa is admitted to practice law in Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and is a member of the Chicago and Illinois State Bar Associations.