Lisa is a skilled, results-driven attorney with extensive experience managing insurance coverage, underwriting, claim and bad faith litigation for insurers. Her experience includes counseling clients on complex claims across the country involving general liability, molestation, environmental, asbestos, toxic tort, property damage, bodily injury, construction defect and public nuisance. Lisa also provides comprehensive advice on pre-litigation matters regarding policy interpretation, claim handling, in addition to emerging risks and training.
Lisa earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law where she was the Articles Editor of the Connecticut Journal of International Law and earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University in Marketing and Advertising. Prior to her legal career, Lisa was a marketing professional for a telecommunications company in New York. In the Greater Hartford community, Lisa volunteers regularly in various Town of Wethersfield school and civic organizations. She has also served as Legal Counsel to the Greater Hartford Jaycees Foundation and as Celebrities Chair of the Canon Greater Hartford Open.
For over 20 years, Lisa served as in-house coverage and litigation counsel for major property and casualty insurers where she provided pre-litigation claim advice and managed nationwide coverage litigation involving complex claim litigation, bad faith, corporate and underwriting issues by and against insurer affiliates in coverage and/or liability disputes.
Lisa also coordinated annual reviews by actuarial, claim and legal teams in conjunction with annual reserve studies. She also served as a member of an Emerging Risk Committee charged with monitoring and reporting on emerging trends and legal developments. Lisa also led a Fortune 200 Law Department’s Diversity & Inclusion Events Sub-Committee.
- Wethersfield Public Schools, Executive Co-Chair PTSA and Safe Graduation, multiple volunteer positions with youth sports and band booster organizations
- Canon Greater Hartford Open, Celebrities Chair
- Greater Hartford Jaycees Foundation, Legal Counsel
- Foodshare, Volunteer
Admitted to Practice
- New York
- Syracuse University, B.S.
- University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D.