Overview

Lisa is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the health care group.  She advises a wide range of health care clients in areas of health care regulatory compliance, including  health information privacy and security compliance, health information technology and data use issues, state certification and licensure issues, fraud and abuse compliance counseling, and response to government investigations at both the state and federal levels.  Recently, her practice has had a particular focus on health information technology, including health information privacy and security under HIPAA, state confidentiality laws, and 42 C.F.R. Part 2; data breach response; EHR contracting and implementation issues (including meaningful use compliance); complex data sharing arrangements; telehealth; and information blocking counseling under the 21st Century Cures Act.  She also has extensive experience with physician licensure issues, physician contracting issues, medical staff governance issues, and the peer review process.

Lisa is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) HIT practice group.  She was a member of the HIT Practice Group’s  leadership team from 2015 to 2021 having held the positions of Vice President of Strategic Planning, Vice President of Education, Vice President of Research and Website, and Vice President of Membership during her tenure in the HIT Practice Group.  Lisa is also a member of the Ohio Health Infant Management Association and the Columbus Bar Association’s Health Care Committee.

Lisa has presented in-person trainings, webinars, and seminars on numerous topics including HIPAA compliance, confidentiality of medical and mental health records, the pitfalls of EHRs in litigation, the EEOC’s guidance on mandatory COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, information blocking under the 21st Century Cures Act, and data breach response.

Lisa is a member of the Vorys’ Electronic Discovery subgroup and the Information Governance Committee.

Lisa has significant experience in the areas of health care, data breach response, government investigations, and commercial and business litigation.

Career highlights include:

  • Successfully arguing before the Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Successfully arguing before the 8th and 10th District Court of Appeals of Ohio
  • Significant trial and hearing experience in the United States District Courts in Ohio, Delaware and New York, the Ohio state courts and administrative agencies
  • Successfully defending numerous clients in summary judgment proceedings
  • Successfully mediating numerous business and commercial litigation disputes

Lisa received her J.D. summa cum laude from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and a staff member and a Managing Editor of The Ohio State Law Journal. She received her B.A. cum laude from Harvard University.

Honors & Recognitions

Columbus CEO, Best Lawyers, Health Care, 2022

Chambers and Partners, Leading Lawyer in Health Care, 2022

Chambers and Partners, Recognized Practitioner in Health Care, 2018-2021

Ohio Super Lawyers, Health Care, 2017-2022

Columbus CEO, Top Lawyers in Columbus, 2015-2018

Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated

The Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law, 2015-2023; Health Care Litigation, 2019-2023

Heart of CASA Award, 2010

Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars, General Litigation, 2005-2007

Fellow of the Columbus Bar Foundation, 2001-present

Junior League of Columbus President’s Award, 2001-2002

“Forty Under 40” Award, 2001

Commitment to CASA Award, 1998 and 2001

Columbus Jaycees Outstanding Young Citizen Award, 1998

Columbus CEO, Top Lawyers in Columbus, 2019-2021

Professional & Community Activities

Ohio State Bar Association, Board of Governors, 2020-present

Columbus Bar Foundation, Trustee, 2019-present

Columbus Bar Association, President, 2017- 2018; Board of Governors, 2011-2019

Legal Aid Society of Columbus, President, Board of Directors, 2009; Board Member, 2003-present; Programs Committee Chair, 2005-2008

Ohio State Legal Services Association, Board of Directors, 2011-Present

CASA of Franklin County, Guardian Ad Litem, 1996-2014

The Bodiker Board, 2010-2011

Junior League of Columbus, Sustainer, 2002-present; Advisory Council Chair, 2001-2002; Advisory Council, 2000-2001; Recording Secretary 1999-2000; Membership Team Vice President, 1998-1999; Provisional Co-Chair, 1997-1998; Provisional Co-Chair Elect, 1996-1997

CBA Professional Ethics Committee, Chair, 2015-2017; Member, 2004-2017

Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Project, 2009-present

Leadership Columbus, Class of 1997

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Education

The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, J.D., 1992, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif
Ohio State Law Journal, Staff Member, 1990–1991, Managing Editor, 1991–1992

Harvard University, B.A., 1989, cum laude

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
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