Practice and Industry Groups

Lisa Scatamacchia Lewis

Associate Memphis

Lisa Lewis is an associate in the firm’s Memphis office. Her practice focuses on employment litigation and she regularly defends clients in administrative proceedings as well as in state and federal court. A significant portion of her 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. Lisa also has experience defending clients in other employment matters including non-compete agreements and ADA disability accessibility. In addition to representing clients in adversarial proceedings, Lisa advises clients on a variety of day-to-day employment and workplace-related matters, including employment decisions and developing employment policies and handbooks.

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 daughter. 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.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association, Chairperson – Sponsorship Committee