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 counsels clients with respect to litigation, transactional, title, and leasing matters in the areas of energy and environmental law. Lisa advises clients on title related matters associated with oil and gas operations and in connection with the acquisition of oil, gas and mineral assets. In addition to defending clients against environmental remediation and cost recovery actions and against enforcement actions brought by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, she also counsels clients on compliance in matters arising under federal and state environmental laws and regulations, including the National Environmental Policy Act, the Federal Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act, and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act. Lisa also assists clients seeking relief from environmental and noise related issues resulting from the development and operation of airports.
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