Lisa Sandoval focuses her practice on high-stakes complex civil litigation, consumer class actions, and white-collar criminal defense and investigations. Ms. Sandoval has secured favorable judgments and settlements in all stages of litigation in both state and federal courts. She also counsels clients to achieve their goals before any litigation commences in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Sandoval practiced in the litigation and regulatory departments of Steptoe & Johnson LLP’s Washington, D.C. and New York offices. During this time, Ms. Sandoval counseled clients in the banking and finance, telecommunications, environmental, and real estate industries, among others. She has favorably negotiated settlements, written and argued motions, and interviewed witnesses. Ms. Sandoval has received numerous awards for her outstanding pro bono legal services.
Ms. Sandoval obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. During law school, Ms. Sandoval served as the managing editor for the Columbia Human Rights Law Review, and as an extern for the Honorable Allyne R. Ross, United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York. She won best brief at the National Native American Law Students Association Moot Court. Ms. Sandoval graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, double majoring in English literature and Spanish from Amherst College.
Ms. Sandoval is licensed to practice law in California, New York, Washington, D.C., and Massachusetts.