Lisa practices in all areas of civil litigation with a concentration on employment law litigation and commercial matters. A substantial part of her practice includes non-compete, business tort, and trade secret litigation cases. Lisa also regularly handles eminent domain and tax abatement matters and cases.
Lisa routinely represents employers on matters related to disputes with their employees including employment discrimination matters, ADA and FMLA claims, wrongful discharge, breach of employment contracts, unfair labor practices, wage and hour disputes, and retaliation claims in state and federal court and administrative agencies. She regularly counsels employers in these matters and in matters related to employment practices including employee discipline, internal investigations and compliance with wage and hour laws. She has singlehandedly handled the trial of cases to verdict, appeals, arbitrations, jury selections, and mediations. Lisa regularly conducts seminars and training on sexual harassment, diversity and ADA public accommodations for management of client companies.
St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1990
Boston College, B.A., 1987
magna cum laude
United States District Court, District of Connecticut, 1991
Partner (2013 - Present)
Levy & Droney P.C.
Partner (2001 - 2012)
American Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association
Hartford County Bar Association
Charitable & Civic Involvement
The Council for Women of Boston College
Greater Hartford Legal Aid Board of Directors (2017)
Greater Hartford Legal Aid Foundation Board Member (2016 - Present)
Frequent lecturer to various business organizations on the subject of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Speaker, USLAW Labor and Employment Conference – Marijuana Laws and What these Mean for the Workplace (May 2017)
Speaker, USLAW Labor and Employment Conference – ADA and Reasonable Accommodations: Practical Answers to Frequent Questions and Problems (May 2016)
Speaker, ADA and Reasonable Accommodations – Practical Answers to Frequent Questions and Problems (May 2016)
Speaker, Employment Law: Beyond the Basics, Providence, RI (June 2014)
Speaker, Connecticut Health Council, Affordable Care Act Workshops – An Overview of the Affordable Care Act Developments, Crowne Plaza, Cromwell, CT, (January 2013)