Overview


Lisa Gerson focuses her practice on complex commercial, products liability, environmental and toxic tort litigation matters. She advises clients on business operations and contracts, with an emphasis on matters regarding compliance with environmental regulations.

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Results


  • Represents a multinational petroleum company in a mass tort, product liability multi-district litigation in the Southern District of New York
  • Obtained summary judgment for a subsidiary of a multinational technology company in a whistleblower and wrongful termination action

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Recognition


  • The Legal 500 2017
  • McDermott Will & Emery, 2014 Award for Outstanding Achievement and Commitment to Pro Bono and Service to the Community
  • inMotion, 2010 Commitment to Justice Award for pro bono service

Community


  • Athlete Ally, board of directors, 2018 to present
  • American Bar Association, Environmental Litigation and Toxic Torts Committee, newsletter co-editor, 2015 to 2016
  • New York City Bar, served as a member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Rights Committee, 2012 to 2014

Credentials


Education
Georgetown University Law Center, JD, 2006
University of Pennsylvania, BA, magna cum laude, 2003

Admissions
New York

Courts / Agencies
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Southern District of New York

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