Lisa Richards concentrates her practice on a broad variety of corporate matters to support clients in the high technology and life sciences industries.

During law school, Lisa was a member of the University of Chicago Innovation Clinic, where she advised university-affiliated startups. She also worked as an Innovation Fund Associate at the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, acting as a venture capital associate for the university and performing due diligence on innovative ventures coming out of the University of Chicago ecosystem. In addition, Lisa was selected to be a facilitator for the Law School’s Kapnick Leadership Development Initiative, where she worked with students at the Booth School of Business to develop a leadership program for incoming first-year law students.

Prior to attending law school, Lisa spent a year working in a variety of startups in San Francisco.

Practices

Education & Admissions

J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 2017

B.A., Political Science; Minor, Middle Eastern and North African Studies
University of California, Los Angeles
summa cum laude

Admitted to practice in California

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