Lisa J. Pirozzolo is a partner in the firm’s Litigation/Controversy Department, co-chair of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group, a member of the Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation Practice Group and a former member of the Executive Committee.
She is also a co-chair of the firm’s Associates and Work Life Balance Committees. She joined the firm in 1993. Ms. Pirozzolo has a general commercial litigation practice, with a particular emphasis on intellectual property litigation.
She has represented clients in patent infringement, licensing, and contract disputes involving a wide variety of technologies including pharmaceutical products, gene expression and detection technology, medical devices, printing and photocopy equipment, and telephone services.
She has experience handling all phases of litigation, in both the trial court and on appeal, as well as arbitration and mediation proceedings. Ms. Pirozzolo received a JD, cum laude, from Cornell Law School, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Cornell International Law Journal.
She received a BA in classics from Yale College. Following law school, she clerked for the Honorable Franklin S. Billings, Jr., district judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont.
Professional Activities :
Member, Boston Bar Foundation’s Society of Fellows
Co-Chair, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law of the Boston Bar Association
JD, Cornell Law School, 1992
BA, Classics, Yale University, 1986
ADMISSIONS : Massachusetts
CLERKSHIPS : The Hon. Franklin S. Billings Jr., US District Court for the District of Vermont, 1992 – 1993