Lisa Dreishmire is a skilled litigator with extensive experience as lead counsel for federal and state class action, multi-plaintiff and single plaintiff litigation, arbitration and appeals involving claims of alleged employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation, breach of employment contract, benefits and other issues. She is experienced in affirmative litigation such as enforcement of non-competition and non-disclosure agreements, as well as ERISA, OSHA, and traditional labor law and commercial litigation matters. Lisa has worked extensively with e-discovery solutions. She balances legal and business interests while negotiating creative solutions for her clients.
Lisa’s employment law expertise also includes drafting and advising clients on policies, best practices and liability avoidance, non-competition, employment, confidentiality and release agreements, employee handbooks and other workplace strategies. She is dedicated to achieving the best results for her clients from both legal and practical perspectives. Lisa is a founding member of the Firm's Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Prior to joining Masuda Funai, Lisa served as Assistant Deputy General Counsel for Federal Litigation for the Board of Education of the City of Chicago and was previously a shareholder with a multinational employment law firm.