Lisa Giunta-Popeil joined the Firm in 2022. A seasoned litigator with over ten years of experience in both trial and appellate courts, Lisa maintains a broad general commercial litigation practice. Her matters include breach of contract actions, disputes between shareholders, corporate dissolution proceedings, commercial arbitrations, business tort actions (including misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of restrictive covenants, deceptive trade practices, fraudulent conveyance and breach of fiduciary duty), creditor’s rights litigation and securities fraud litigation. Lisa works with her clients to develop thoughtful and comprehensive litigation strategies that are specially tailored to their specific legal needs.
Lisa received her law degree from Columbia University School of Law and her bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University. Prior to joining the Firm, Lisa worked for a boutique commercial litigation firm on Long Island and completed a clerkship with the Honorable Arthur D. Spatt of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Lisa is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the United States District Court and Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, the United States District Court and Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Education & Jurisdictions
Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 2011
Hofstra University, B.A., 2007
Licensed in N.Y.
Honors & Awards
New York Metro Super Lawyers, Rising Stars: 2018-2022
Clerkship, Hon. Arthur D. Spatt. U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York: 2012-2014
Columbia Journal of Transnational Law Student Writing Prize in Comparative and International Law (Louis Henkin Outstanding Note Award Winner): 2010
2016 New York Library Association Annual Conference, “Unpopular Culture: Conformity, Censorship, and Controversy” panel
2018 New York Comic Con, “Cosplaying is Not Consent: Cosplaying in the Age of #MeToo” panel