Overview


Lisa A. Linsky focuses her practice on complex litigation, including product liability and toxic tort, civil trials, trusts and estate litigation, business investigations, client counseling and civil rights litigation.

Lisa was McDermott’s first partner-in-charge of Firm-wide Diversity and partner-in-charge of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Diversity and Inclusion. She created and chaired the Firm-wide LGBT Committee, and currently serves on the Firm’s Pro Bono and Community Service Committee.

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Results


  • Serves as handler for the corporate representatives of a Fortune 500 company for a national docket of product liability cases
  • Represents clients in contested trusts and estates litigation and related private client matters

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Recognition


  • Above and Beyond Award by City & State New York 2019
  • The LGBT Community Center of NYC’s Women’s Event 2017 Community Impact Award for Social Justice
  • Minority Corporate Counsel Association Paula L. Ettelbrick Award for LGBT Lawyer of the Year 2016

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Community


  • Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, Attorney Grievance Committee, member, 2018
  • National Association of Women Lawyers, Diversity Committee Chair, 2012 to 2017

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Credentials


Education
Pace University School of Law, JD, with honors, 1984
Villanova University, BA, with honors, 1981

Admissions
New York

Courts / Agencies
Supreme Court of the United States
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