Lisa O’Connor

Of Counsel

District of ColumbiaMarylandNew York


Maryland - Rockville

15850 Crabbs Branch Way

Rockville, MD 20855

District of Columbia

1233 20th St. NW

Washington, DC 20036

Practice Areas

Construction & Construction Defects



Premises Liability

Product Liability

Professional Liability





Lisa is Of Cousel in the firm's Rockville office.  She primarily represents asbestos manufacturers, contractors and suppliers in the defense of toxic tort and product liability claims in personal injury and wrongful death claims. Lisa also represents healthcare providers in medical malpractice matters and manufacturers of other types of products.  

Lisa practiced law in New York as a plaintiff's personal injury attorney for more than seventeen years.  While practicing in New York, Lisa litigated a variety of cases in the areas of medical malpractice, dental malpractice, New York Labor Law, premises liability, product liability and automobile liability.  She also handled appeals in the First Department Appellate Division, the Second Department Appellate Division and in the Court of Appeals.

Prior to attending law school, Lisa was an insurance claims representative for fifteen years adjusting medical malpractice, legal malpractice, other professional liability lines, general liability, automobile liability and property damage claims. Lisa handled claims in many jurisdictions including Minnesota, Florida, New York, Ohio, California, Texas and Illinois.

Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • Jacob D. Fuchsberg, Touro Law Center, J.D., 2003
  • Macalester College, B.A. Political Science with Honors, 1984

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association