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

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  • Represents religious, academic and other organizations in cases involving the NY Child Victims Act and other sexual misconduct allegations
  • Assists religious and other organizations in evaluating risk in connection with decades-old sexual abuse allegations
  • Represents a major insurance carrier in various arbitrations involving sexual misconduct allegations and commercial disputes

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  • Recipient of the LGBT Bar Association of New York’s 2020 Community Vision Award
  • Above and Beyond Award by City & State New York 2019
  • New York City Bar Association, 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Champion Award

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  • Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, Attorney Grievance Committee, member, 2018 through present
  • National Association of Women Lawyers, Diversity Committee Chair, 2012 to 2017
  • New York City LGBT Community Center, board secretary, executive committee member, 2015-present
  • Lambda Legal, officer of the board of directors from 2007 to 2014, and member of the National Leadership Council
  • Law Firm Diversity Professions, elected as director at large to the board of the association 2011 to 2013


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

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

Lisa A. Linsky

Insights & Events / Media

Webinar / McDermott Event / October 29, 2020

Chicago, IL / McDermott Event / September 18 - 19, 2019

New York, NY / Speaking Engagements / June 12, 2019

Boston, MA / Speaking Engagements / April 30, 2019

Villanova, PA / Speaking Engagements / April 16, 2019

Chicago, Illinois / McDermott Event / September 27, 2018

Diversity and the Bar / January/February 2016