Lisa Lewis is an associate in the firm’s Memphis office. Her practice focuses on employment litigation and compliance counselling. A significant portion of her litigation practice involves claims of employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, as well as claims asserted under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. Additionally, Lisa regularly advises clients on a variety of day-to-day employment matters, including employment decisions and policy compliance, particularly with respect to multi-jurisdictional employers. She also conducts on-site anti-harassment and workplace respect training, tailored to appropriately and effectively address the unique features of a specific employer's workplace.
Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Lisa served as a judicial staff attorney for the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She graduated magna cum laude from Georgia State University School of Law in 2013 and attended undergrad at the University of Georgia, from where she graduated magna cum laude in 2008. During law school, Lisa served as Symposium Editor for the Georgia State University Law Review, interned for a year at the Health Law Partnership Clinic (HeLP), a clinic that provides free legal services for children of low-income families, and served as a mediator in Fulton County State Court for landlord-tenant disputes.
Lisa is a member of the American, Georgia, Tennessee, and Memphis Bar Associations. She is Chairperson of the Memphis Bar Association’s Sponsorship Committee. Lisa also serves on the Fundraising Committee for the Memphis Child Advocacy Center. Outside of work, Lisa enjoys camping, music by Chet Baker, and spending time with her husband and their young daughters. Lisa is proud to be a Memphian and strives to help the city to continue to grow and show off all of the great things it has to offer.