Lisa Gerson focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, including for technology, energy, and chemical companies. She advises clients on business operations and contracts, and has litigated a variety of cases, including commercial torts, product liability, and contract disputes.
Lisa was previously with McDermott as a summer associate. While in law school, Lisa was the editor-in-chief for The Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law and worked for Professor Chai Feldblum at the Workplace Flexibility Initiative & Federal Legislation Clinic at Georgetown University Law Center.
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
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
Georgetown University Law Center, JD, 2006
University of Pennsylvania, BA, magna cum laude, 2003
Courts / Agencies
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia 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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