Lisa joined the firm’s complex litigation group in 2009. Lisa’s practice focuses on complex commercial class actions, securities litigation, energy and natural resource litigation, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and general civil litigation.
Lisa’s experience includes representing Oklahoma royalty owners in state and federal courts and the Oklahoma Corporation Commission in individual and class actions that have resulted in the recovery of large sums of unpaid royalties. In 2015, Lisa, along with the Nix Patterson team and co-counsel tried to judgment a declaratory judgment action and won a judgment on four key issues of Oklahoma royalty law.
Lisa also successfully represented institutional investors in securities litigation against large financial institutions resulting in the recovery of over $500 million for investors.
In 2014, Lisa, along with the Nix Patterson team and co-counsel, represented the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations in an action alleging the federal government mismanaged over 1.3 million acres of the Nations’ timber lands that resulted in a $186 million historic settlement for the Nations.
Lisa was born and raised in New York and obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. After returning to New York to work in the insurance industry, Lisa pursued a law degree at the University of Texas School of Law. At UT Law, Lisa studied international law in Chile and Argentina and was a member of the International Law Journal.
Lisa litigates in state and federal courts across the country. Lisa is admitted to practice in all state courts in Texas, New York, and Oklahoma.