Lisa Renee Pomerantz has more than thirty years of varied legal and dispute resolution experience. After graduating cum laude from Radcliffe College of Harvard University and from Boston University Law School where she was on the Law Review, Lisa spent a year as a law clerk to a federal court judge. Following a stint as a litigation attorney in private practice, she worked for more than fifteen years as a senior level in-house attorney for a major corporation. Her responsibilities there included transactional matters, compliance initiatives, dispute resolution and counseling clients on a broad variety of corporate, employment, antitrust and intellectual property matters.
Since 2003, Lisa has had her own practice in Suffolk County. She works with innovative and creative enterprises to structure and foster successful business relationships and to resolve disputes amicably and cost-effectively. Her dispute resolution activities include membership on the American Arbitration Association's Roster of Neutrals as a Commercial Mediator and Arbitrator and representing clients in mediations and arbitrations. She serves on the Board of Directors of the New York State Dispute Resolution Association and the Advisory Council of the Commercial Section of the Association for Conflict Resolution. Lisa also is a popular presenter at business, association and educational events, and publishes a monthly newsletter entitled “Making the Connection.”
Lisa is a recognized leader in the business and legal communities. She has chaired the Suffolk County Women's Business Enterprise Coalition and the Education Committee of the Women's Expo. In 2010, she received Long Island Business News' Top Fifty Around 50 Award and, in 2011, the Long Island Business News Leadership in Law Award.
In the legal community, Lisa has chaired the Suffolk County Bar Association's Alternative Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property Committees, and has been an Officer and Advisory Board member of the Suffolk Academy of Law. In 2007, Lisa was honored to receive the Suffolk County Bar Association Directors' Award in recognition of her service as ADR Committee Co-Chair. She also received Awards of Recognition in 2004 for her contributions to continuing legal education and as Intellectual Property Committee Co-Chair.