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Lissa J. Paris Murtha Cullina LLP Of Counsel

Of Counsel

Hartford
Email: lparis@murthalaw.com
Phone: 860-240-6032
Fax: 860-240-6150

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of New York

Education

  • Yale Law School (J.D.)
  • University of Chicago (B.A.)

Lissa J. Paris


Lissa Paris is the immediate past chair of Murtha Cullina LLP’s Labor and Employment Group. Since receiving her law degree from Yale Law School and joining Murtha Cullina LLP, she has represented clients in the litigation of employment and employee benefit cases. Lissa served as counsel in the Second Circuit case establishing standards in age discrimination claims and bankruptcy pension issues, as well as attorneys’ fees awards in ERISA disputes. She has lectured extensively on employment discrimination and benefit issues in the workplace. An active member of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section, she served as an editor of and contributor to the ABA publication Employee Benefits Law. Lissa recently served as management co-chair of the Section’s Employee Benefits committee. She is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and on the Board of Governors of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel.

  • Fellow, American College of Employee Benefits Counsel
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Holds an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Connecticut Super Lawyers® in the areas of Employment & Labor and Employee Benefits/ERISA from 2006-2010 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.)

Overview

Lissa Paris is the immediate past chair of Murtha Cullina LLP’s Labor and Employment Group. Since receiving her law degree from Yale Law School and joining Murtha Cullina LLP, she has represented clients in the litigation of employment and employee benefit cases. Lissa served as counsel in the Second Circuit case establishing standards in age discrimination claims and bankruptcy pension issues, as well as attorneys’ fees awards in ERISA disputes. She has lectured extensively on employment discrimination and benefit issues in the workplace. An active member of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section, she served as an editor of and contributor to the ABA publication Employee Benefits Law. Lissa recently served as management co-chair of the Section’s Employee Benefits committee. She is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and on the Board of Governors of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel.

Recognition
  • Fellow, American College of Employee Benefits Counsel
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Holds an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Connecticut Super Lawyers® in the areas of Employment & Labor and Employee Benefits/ERISA from 2006-2010 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.)

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Bar & Court Admissions
  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of New York
Education
  • Yale Law School (J.D.)
  • University of Chicago (B.A.)
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