For over twenty years, Lisa has focused her practice in the area of complex commercial and business litigation, representing clients in state and federal courts in a variety of disputes, including Uniform Commercial Code litigation, trade secret litigation, class action defense, business torts, unfair competition, false advertising and Lanham Act claims, shareholder disputes and shareholder derivative claims, breach of contract and promissory estoppel actions, product liability defense, title insurance policy and closing protection letter claims, and bankruptcy litigation. Lisa has litigated complex cases in courts throughout the country and is experienced in all facets of commercial litigation from initial case evaluation through case management and discovery, trial, and the appellate process. In addition, Lisa counsels clients on litigation avoidance, document retention and electronic discovery obligations, and arbitrates and mediates commercial and business disputes for firm clients. For over ten years, Lisa also has served as general counsel to the firm, providing legal advice on all firm-related legal and compliance matters and advising firm lawyers on issues of professionalism and legal ethics.
Prior to joining Brouse McDowell, Lisa served for two years as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Clair E. Dickinson in the Ohio Ninth District Court of Appeals.