Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C.
Lisa’s litigation practice spans a broad range of complex environmental, energy, land use, real estate, insurance, and business matters. On behalf of private and public sector clients, she practices in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. In addition, she handles contested administrative proceedings, alternative dispute resolution matters, and sensitive regulatory compliance negotiations. She co-chairs the firm’s Environmental and Energy Law and Real Estate Litigation Practice Groups.
Lisa is a Fellow of both the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American College of Environmental Lawyers and has been consistently recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, Who’s Who Legal, and Super Lawyers. She is a past President of the Boston Bar Association and has served in a number of other leadership positions in the legal community. She is the immediate past chair of the Massachusetts Court Management Advisory Board, a statutory body to which she was appointed by the Supreme Judicial Court. She also served, for four consecutive one-year terms, as the chair of the Massachusetts Judicial Nominating Commission by appointment of Governor Deval Patrick.
Lisa is also an active supporter of the arts, having served for many years as a director, officer, and overseer of several Boston-based dance companies and performing arts organizations.