Lisa Claxton is an Associate with Leech Tishman and a member of the firm’s Energy Practice Group, Litigation Practice Group, the Oil & Gas Subgroup, and the California Employment Subgroup. Lisa is based in Leech Tishman’s Chicago office.
Lisa focuses her practice on defending clients against enforcement actions brought by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) and similar regulatory agencies. Lisa also counsels clients on how to comply with federal and state environmental and occupational safety and health regulations and requirements. Lisa also assists clients in environmental cost recovery and contribution actions and transaction negotiations to ensure that clients do not shoulder more than their appropriate share of remediation costs.
Lisa received her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School. While attending law school, Lisa served as Forward Editor of the Wisconsin Law Review and student liason to the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin. Lisa also had legal internships with two environmental non-profits and was a judicial intern at the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Lisa joined Leech Tishman as a summer associate during law school.
J.D., cum laude, University of Wisconsin Law School
B.A., Environmental Studies, Sociology, and Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder
State Bar of Wisconsin
Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin