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Lisa Swanson

Lisa Swanson

Ernst & Young LLP
Assistant General Counsel
New York, NY, USA

Lisa Swanson is an Assistant General Counsel in the Employment Law Group at Ernst & Young LLP in New York.  Ms. Swanson is an experienced employment attorney who has represented and advised employers in a range of industries with respect to discrimination, harassment, whistleblower, wrongful discharge, affirmative action, and wage-and-hour matters.  She began her legal career at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in New York and was later Of Counsel at Morgan Lewis & Bockius. 

Ms. Swanson also has significant human resources experience, serving as the head of Employees Relations for Lehman Brothers and the global banking and markets division of Bank of America.  As an HR professional, she provided strategic counsel to business leaders on reducing risk in the employment relationship, provided training programs and developed employment policies and practices to further business goals.

Ms. Swanson graduated from the University of Nebraska, has an MA from Columbia University and earned her JD from New York University School of Law.


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