Elizabeth Hughes (“Lisa”) graduated from the University of Maryland (1985- B.A. English) and received her law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law (JD-1988). Lisa has received numerous awards and recognitions for academic and outstanding leadership at her graduation.
Lisa is a seasoned trial attorney specializing in commercial litigation. She brings over twenty years of litigation and alternative dispute resolution for both plaintiffs and defendants in the District of Columbia and Maryland.
Lisa previously represented the nation’s largest insurance carriers in their defense practices. Her practice has since expanded to include representing individuals, families and corporations in contracts, personal injury, employment and continues to represent individuals and companies in insurance-related matters. Lisa also has broad corporate experience in which she advises individuals and corporations on business-related matters including formation and maintaining business entities (corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships); negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts, leases and agreements; and advising officers and directors with respect to corporate matters and fiduciary obligations. She presently serves as general counsel for a number of local companies.
Lisa’s other areas of practice include advising conservator and guardians for incapacitated individuals, Estate and Trust administration, Probate, family law, and general civil litigation.
Lisa enjoys rooting for the Maryland Terrapins, Kansas Jayhawks, Washington Wizards and Washington Capitals.