Sidley Austin LLP
Lisa Gilford is one the preeminent first-chair trial lawyers in the country representing clients in a wide variety of industries, including automotive, pharmaceutical, communications, oil and gas, aerospace and chemical manufacturing, sports and higher education. She represents well-known clients in their most challenging and significant legal disputes, such as class actions, multidistrict litigation, products liability matters and large-scale commercial disputes.
Her reputation as a trailblazing attorney has earned multiple accolades.
Particularly adept at handling matters with scientific or technical aspects, Gilford frequently works with engineers, physicians, computer scientists, economists and other technical experts to prepare them for deposition and trial. Because of this expertise, she is often retained by clients to provide litigation mitigation and counseling services. She has also been retained to provide contingent liability and litigation risk assessments in connection with large corporate transactions.