- The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2012, summa cum laude
- The Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, managing editor, 2011-2012
- The Ohio State University, B.A., 2009, summa cum laude
Bar & Court Admissions
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
- Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
- The Honorable Chelsey M. Vascura, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 2018-2019
- The Honorable Elizabeth Preston Deavers, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 2012-2013
Angel is an associate in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the litigation group. She has experience in a wide range of litigation matters, including copyright, trade secret, class actions, breach of contract and other commercial disputes. She regularly practices in federal and state courts, and has achieved favorable results for her clients in both arenas. Angel is also experienced counseling clients on privacy law and data breach issues, both in litigation and non-litigation matters.
Angel is part of the Vorys’ team of attorneys dedicated to understanding, managing, and counseling on e-discovery, and regularly presents on the proper approach to e-discovery in litigation and the use of e-discovery the courtroom.
Angel is committed to serving Columbus, volunteering as a mentor in the Ohio Women’s Bar Association Mentoring Program, and is also a mentor in the Mentoring and More Program at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. She also regularly serves as a judge for student mock trial and appellate moot court and negotiation competitions. Angel focuses her pro bono practice on assisting parents engaged in international custody disputes under the Hague Convention, as well as local landlord-tenant disputes.
Her notable experience includes:
- Defending product liability claims on behalf of multiple manufacturers
- Achieving a favorable result for a national commercial client following a week-long jury trial in a commercial contract dispute
- Achieving a preliminary and permanent injunctions in multiple federal district court actions under the Hague Convention for the return of internationally missing children, and successfully defending at least one such ruling on appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- Assisting in the preparation for a multi-week jury trial in a complex class action lawsuit resulting in complete defense victory for a nationally recognized commercial client
- Negotiating successful resolutions of pre- and post-lawsuit matters on behalf of clients ranging from individuals to national companies
- Advising a national retail client on drafting and implementing a data breach response plan
Angel regularly volunteers as a judge in negotiation, trial and appellate moot court competitions.
Angel received her J.D. summa cum laude from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, where she was the managing editor of the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law and a member of the Order of the Coif. She received numerous accolades during her law school career, including awards for trial practice, legal writing, professional responsibility and service to the community. Angel received her B.A. summa cum laude from The Ohio State University.
Angel has served as a clerk for the Honorable Elizabeth Preston Deavers, Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. She also served as a clerk for the Honorable Chelsey M. Vascura, Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
Professional and Community Activities
- The Ohio Women’s Bar Association, member and mentor
- Mentoring and More at Moritz, mentor
- Chase Gen Y Leadership Project – the YWCA Columbus, 2015 graduate
- Dress for Success Columbus, board member
- The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, regular volunteer judge for various student competitions
- “Everything You Don’t Know About E-Discovery (But Wish You Did),” Hosted by the National Business Institute, October 2014, presenter
- “Privacy and Information Security Update,” Hosted by the American Bar Association & Information Security Committee, March 2015, presenter
- “How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out),” Hosted by the National Business Institute, October 2015, presenter
- “How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out),” Hosted by the National Business Institute, October 2016, presenter
- 10/25/2013Vorys Welcomes New Associates to Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Akron and Washington, D.C. OfficesVorys is pleased to welcome nine new associates to the firm. Angelyne Lisinski, Michael Shoenfelt, Kara Singleton and Thomas Vetter have joined the Columbus office; Katherine Barrett and Megan Westenberg have joined the Cincinnati office; Hyun (Eric) Yoon has joined the Cleveland office; Andrew Guran has joined the Akron office and William M.R. Barrett has joined the Washington, D.C. office.
- 2/29/2016Vorys attorneys John Kuhl and Angel Lisinski participated in a panel titled “Career in Intellectual Property Discussion,” hosted by The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Intellectual Property Law Society on February 29, 2016.
- 10/2015Vorys attorney Angel Lisinski presented a program titled “How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out),” hosted by the National Business Institute in October 2015.
- 3/26/2015Vorys attorneys Chris Ingram, Jonathan Ishee, John Landolfi, Angel Lisinski and Eric Whisler participated in a panel titled “Monthly Update for February 2015,” on March 26, 2015.
- 10/31/2014Vorys attorneys Rodney Holaday and Angelyne Lisinski presented Everything You Don’t Know about E-Discovery (But Wish You Did), hosted by the National Business Institute on October 31, 2014.
- 1/14/2015Earlier this week, President Obama gave a speech at the FTC laying out an agenda on privacy and data security issues, and indicating that the topic is important enough to the administration that it will be included in his upcoming State of the Union address. Generally, the initiative’s goals include tackling identity theft, protecting the privacy of student data and working toward a general privacy “bill of rights” to provide comprehensive data and privacy protections.