Lisa advises higher education institutions on a variety of matters. Her practice is dedicated to counseling and representing post-secondary institutions in the areas of institutional and programmatic accreditation, regulatory compliance, risk management, litigation and student-related concerns. She has extensive on-the-ground industry experience at large and small educational institutions. As a former vice president for Kaplan Higher Education Campuses, she gained in-depth knowledge in compliance, management and strategic initiatives as she oversaw accreditation for 58 campuses.
Before working at Kaplan, Lisa was a partner at Winston & Strawn, where she handled all facets of litigation for various corporate clients. This experience included handling an array of complex litigation matters on behalf of large corporate clients, including healthcare companies, advising on intellectual property, advertising, product liability, class action defense and contract and employment disputes.
Previously, Lisa spent three years as in-house legal counsel for the global healthcare company Abbott Laboratories. She also served as an adjunct professor at Northwestern University Law School from 2007-2009.