Lisa A. Linsky focuses her practice on complex litigation, including product liability and toxic tort, civil trials, trusts and estate litigation, business investigations including sexual harassment and sexual abuse investigations and guidance, 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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  • 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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  • Above and Beyond Award by City & State New York 2019
  • New York City Bar Association, 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Champion Award
  • The LGBT Community Center of NYC’s Women’s Event 2017 Community Impact Award for Social Justice

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  • 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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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

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