Lisa works on issues related to employment and access to public places. Prior to joining Disability Rights NC, Lisa was in private practice beginning in 1995, working primarily in the area of employment law. Since 2007, she has been included in Business North Carolina’s “Legal Elite,” including its employment law Hall of Fame, and has been included in North Carolina Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America for employment law. She was listed among the top 50 women lawyers in North Carolina by North Carolina Super Lawyers in 2011. She received the 2012 Gwyneth B. Davis award from the NC Association of Women Attorneys. Lisa has served as Chair of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the NC Bar Association, President of the NC Association of Women Attorneys, and as a board member for several nonprofits. Lisa graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and received her law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.