Lisa Knottek Simpson
- J.D., 2007, Emory University School of Law
- B.A., 2004, The University of Georgia, cum laude
Lisa’s practice focuses on representing companies in the full range of employment-related litigation, with an emphasis on discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims. Lisa has extensive experience representing clients in both state and federal courts, as well as before state and federal agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and United States Department of Labor. Lisa also represents clients in alternative dispute resolution forums such as mediation and arbitration. In addition to litigation, Lisa assists employers in implementing preventative practices, including pre-emptive training to management and non-management employees. She further conducts on-site workplace investigations, and provides services such as drafting and reviewing employee handbooks, and drafting employment policies to ensure compliance with evolving local, state and federal laws.
Lisa is co-chair of the State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division Labor & Employment Committee. While in law school, Lisa was the recipient of the William R. Samuels Award for Outstanding Service and Contribution to Moot Court Society, and she returns to Emory University School of Law regularly to mentor current members of the Moot Court Society.