Lisa A. Atty Partner

Lisa's real estate practice includes representing clients ranging from multinational companies to local companies in the purchase and sale of real property and commercial leasing of office and retail space.

She has special experience working with the real estate needs of institutional property owners, including telecommunications companies and automotive manufacturers, for whom she has negotiated and finalized thousands of commercial leases and acquired and disposed of millions of dollars’ worth of real property, and she serves as a real estate resource for the firm’s CBD team.

Lisa is the chair of the McGuireWoods Los Angeles Women Lawyers Network. She also serves on the firm’s eight member Associates Committee.


Representation of a Fortune 150 company in connection with the acquisition of a multi-billion dollar oil and gas refinery and distribution system.

Represent Fortune 20 communications company in negotiation and closing of hundreds of lease and license transactions with hotels, stadiums and state and local governments in preparation for Super Bowl 50, resulting in a network build out in multiple cities and counties in and around San Francisco sufficient to provide seamless coverage and capacity before and during major national event.

Acquire and dispose of real property assets for future use as automobile dealerships.

Negotiate and finalize hundreds of telecommunications leases for national communications carrier to expand and strengthen coverage and capacity of its nationwide network and implement its long term evolution upgrade.

Prepare, negotiate and close real estate agreements for easements, road construction and maintenance, property development, relocation and construction staging.

Representation of multi-billion dollar automotive company in connection with its acquisition and disposition of dealer facilities and related easements and conditions, covenants and restrictions.

  • University of Minnesota Law School, JD, 1994
  • University of Michigan, BA, with Distinction, 1990

Co-Chair Women In Real Estate Law Affinity Group, National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)

  • California

Named to "Southern California Rising Stars," Real Estate, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2006, 2007

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