Lisa Schachne is a US lawyer specializing in business litigation, employment, personal injury defense, and arbitration. She has significant experience working with international companies, which comprise approximately 80% of her practice. Lisa also represents several American and International insurance companies in civil litigation matters.
Lisa is a partner and the Executive Vice President and Head of Litigation at Valla & Associates, Inc. P.C. Her firm has offices in San Francisco and New York, and a representative office in Milan, Italy.
Lisa is admitted to practice in California and Washington D.C. and her colleagues are also admitted to practice in New York. Because of her significant work with international companies, Lisa has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout the United States (California, New York, Florida, New Jersey, D.C., Washington, Oregon, Michigan, Texas, South Carolina, Kansas).
Lisa has a law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Washington.
Lisa is a native English speaker. Due to Valla & Associates significant connections to Italy, Lisa is readily able to have documents and conversations translated from Italian to English and vice versa.