Lisa Glahn is a partner and construction attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP, and vice chair of the Construction Practice. Her practice focuses on claims counselling, dispute resolution, contracting, real estate, and project development.
She advises a range of public and private clients on strategic deal structuring, contract formation, complex litigation and claims resolution. She has successfully represented contractors, developers, lenders and owners through all project phases.
Lisa has handled a broad range of construction disputes related to waste-to-energy and EPC projects, design-build ventures, commercial development, and hospital, university, and transportation projects. She has also drafted and negotiated hundreds of general contracts, subcontracts, consultant agreements, construction management agreements, development agreements, and other project related documents.
She has extensive experience with all of the commercial families of construction-related forms, including AIA, ConsensusDOCS, and EJCDC, and is extremely effective in reaching consensus on critical contract language to mitigate risk for her clients.
From 2004 to 2005, Lisa worked as a special assistant district attorney with the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, where she tried more than 30 cases. She is also committed to pro bono legal services and has advocated for social justice and human rights on behalf of underrepresented and marginalized constituencies through the handling of numerous asylum and domestic violence cases.
She serves on the board of the non-profit organization Women in Construction, and is a former board member of the National Association of Women in Construction – Boston Chapter. Lisa is also a member of the American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association and Women’s Bar Association.
Lisa earned her law degree from Northeastern University School of Law (J.D., 2000). She received her bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University (B.A., cum laude, 1997).
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