Lisa is member of HMB’s Business and Finance Group. She concentrates her practice on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate transactions.
With extensive experience representing privately- and family-held middle market businesses, Lisa is skilled at working collaboratively with stakeholders to reach pragmatic solutions to legal issues, and to develop and support strategic practices to minimize risk. She’s an effective communicator with comprehensive experience applying legal expertise to business operations.
Lisa has successfully closed numerous complex asset purchases, stock sales and merger transactions for companies in a range of sizes and industries, including food manufacturing, equipment and goods manufacturing, wholesale and retail sales, liquor distributors, printing companies, medical waste, medical practices, non-profit and other service organizations.
Lisa also serves as outside general counsel, assisting clients in all aspects of operational matters and governance. She provides day-to-day guidance to business owners in their relationships with third parties, employees and co-owners while maintaining legal and business considerations. Lisa works with clients to structure ownership agreements, shareholder agreements, operating agreements, consulting and independent contractor agreements, distribution agreements and sales representative agreements.
Creative, Strategic Business Judgment
Clients appreciate Lisa’s approach to managing the big picture without forgetting the small details. They value her balanced business judgment and legal proficiency, and her skills in consensus building and conflict resolution. She provides counsel that is thoughtful and pragmatic, always keeping in mind that as a business lawyer, her role is to facilitate transactions and business operations–not to create obstacles.
Ohio State University College of Law, J.D., with honors
University of Michigan, A.B., high honors, in History
American Bar Association and Business Law Section, Member
Illinois State Bar Association, Member
Chicago Bar Association, Member
Mystery Writers of America
Sisters in Crime