Lisa M. Grandner is an Associate in Freeman Mathis & Gary’s Philadelphia office. Ms. Grandner concentrates her practice on complex civil litigation defense, primality defending businesses, professionals, and employers in the areas of employment law, professional liability, transportation, and tort and catastrophic loss.
Ms. Grandner’s employment practice includes the defense of claims involving civil rights, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour disputes, contractual issues, defense of non-compete agreements, non-solicitation agreements, and wrongful terminations. Ms. Grandner regularly represents clients in both state and federal courts as well as before state and federal agencies, including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission. She advises clients on in the development of best practices, policies and procedures, employment handbooks, internal investigations, employment contracts and disciplinary measures.
In Ms. Grandner’s Tort and Catastrophic Loss practice, she defends individuals, businesses, and insurance companies in claims involving premises liability, transportation, insurance coverage disputes, and construction accidents. She has more than a decade of experience with claims involving wrongful death, disfigurement, and serious injuries. In the transportation area, she has litigated cases involving personal and commercial vehicles, and represented insurers with respect to disputes over the existence and extent of coverage. She also represents clients in lawsuits involving contract disputes, and construction defects litigation on behalf of general contractors and subcontractors.
She is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College, and received her law degree at Villanova University School of Law (J.D.). She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New Jersey, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Middle District of Pennsylvania. Her professional actives involve the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS).
In her free time, Ms. Grandner enjoys hiking, cooking, travel, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and Scottish Terrier, Yeti.