Lisa is a partner in the Litigation Department and focuses on commercial litigation, antitrust counseling and litigation, and intellectual property litigation. In particular, Lisa's practice has focused on commercial contract disputes, private antitrust litigation and counseling, patent infringement litigation, trade secret and restrictive covenant litigation, class action disputes, and white-collar criminal cases. Lisa provides pre-litigation counseling to clients and has been involved in all aspects of litigation, including mediation, arbitration, and trial.
In January 2009, Lisa headed a trial team in defense of patent infringement litigation in the Eastern District of Texas, in which the plaintiff alleged that Lisa's client willfully infringed three patents and sought $18 million in damages. Lisa obtained a jury verdict of non-infringement of all three patents. In addition, the jury invalidated two of the three patents as obvious.
In antitrust matters, Lisa has represented clients in industries ranging from manufacturing to high tech software to the airline industry. Lisa has counseled her antitrust clients on a wide variety of issues, including distribution and pricing issues, the structure of joint ventures and acquisitions, and corporate compliance programs. Lisa has represented parties in pre-merger reviews before the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission. Lisa has co-authored both client advisories and articles, and has spoken on topics such as the antitrust considerations in joint ventures and other competitor collaborations.