Cozen O’Connor: Myers, Lisa J.

Lisa J. Myers

Member

Seattle

(604) 674-8863

(604) 674-9245

Lisa Myers's litigation experience includes significant property loss claims arising from water and fire damage as well as products liability claims resulting in personal injury or property loss. She has favorably resolved subrogation claims involving complex property and business interruption damages throughout the United States and Canada.

Lisa has successfully litigated numerous cases in local, state and federal courts. Based on Lisa's trial skills and litigation experience, she was chosen to serve as an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia as part of the Cozen O'Connor Partners Program. During that time, she received recognition in the press and by the deputy district attorney for her aggressive prosecution of felony and misdemeanor crimes.

In addition to her work as a litigator, Lisa has extensive experience and an ongoing interest in public affairs. She previously advised former New Jersey Assembly Speaker Joseph Roberts on his legislative outreach and communications efforts for New Jersey's Fifth Legislative District. Lisa also ran and participated in several successful legislative campaigns. Lisa continues to be involved in various political, governmental and nonprofit efforts, including her selection for the executive committee for The Variety Club, an international nonprofit dedicated to helping disabled children.

Lisa has served in various leadership capacities within the firm, including the Associates Committee, the PAC Governance Committee and the Diversity Committee.

Lisa earned her undergraduate degree from Santa Clara University and graduated, with high honors, in earning her Masters of Public Administration from Rutgers University. She graduated, with honors, from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, where she authored the article "Preserving the Best Interests of the World's Children: Implementing the Hague Convention Through Public-Private Partnerships" for the Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy.

Lisa rowed with the Rutgers Alumni Crew Team and was the Santa Clara Men's Varsity Coxswain (WIRA).

News

Lisa Myers featured in The AmLaw Daily

December 23, 2011

In an article titled ''A Cozen Associate Reflects on a Year in the Prosecutorial Trenches,'' The AmLaw Daily features Lisa Myers's transition to and from the Philadelphia district attorney's office. Myers had been provided this opportunity through a program launched to give young Cozen O'Connor lawyers more trial experience.

Publications

Cyber Attacks Reach Subrogation [Cyber Law Monitor Blog]

July 01, 2016

It was just a matter of time. As cyber-attacks rose and the data security breaches became increasingly devastating to businesses and individuals, cyber breach insurance became more prevalent. And where insurance appears, subrogation recovery follows. We have not seen an overwhelming number of...

Cyber Attacks Reach Subrogation [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

June 24, 2016

It was just a matter of time. As cyber-attacks rose and the data security breaches became increasingly devastating to businesses and individuals, cyber breach insurance became more prevalent. And where insurance appears, subrogation recovery follows. We have not seen an overwhelming number of...

"Because I Said So": Expert Opinions Derailed by Ipse Dixit Rulings [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

October 28, 2013

A challenge to an expert opinion based on ipse dixit grounds differs from many Daubert motions in that is does not contest the expert’s qualifications but instead solely attacks the expert’s opinion as conclusory. Since the Supreme Court’s decision in Daubert v. Merrell Dow...

Fair is Fair: The Fifth Circuit Decides Fair Market Value in the Absence of a Market [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

March 04, 2013

When Alon’s Big Spring, Texas oil refinery exploded on February 18, 2008, destroying Veolia’s waste treatment facility, Alon did not even bother to contest its liability for the damages to Veolia’s facility. Nor did Alon dispute that the only proper measure of damages for the...

Federal Court Incentivizes Narrow e-Discovery Through Cost Shifting [E-Discovery Law Review Blog]

February 28, 2012

A case does not have to involve complex commercial litigation or technical patent disputes to create serious electronic discovery problems. An excellent example of just how messy e-Discovery can get, even with age-old claims, is found in Cannata, et al. v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., et...

Expensive Ignorance: Counsel and Client Hit with Sanctions for Failing to Understand Client's Email Storage Methods [E-Discovery Law Review Blog]

July 19, 2010

Undeniably, the nature of electronic communications and electronic data retention has dramatically increased the scope and complexity of discovery. However, it has also made it increasingly simple for opposing parties to identify spoliation and non-compliance with discovery orders. More often...

Look Before you Leap: An Analysis of Hidden Costs Associated with Internet Social Media Marketing [E-Discovery Law Review Blog]

May 11, 2010

As with so many technological advances in the last 20 years, everyone is jumping at internet opportunities and no one wants to be left behind. This is particularly true of businesses, constantly innovating and fighting to stay ahead of competitors and in touch with all potential consumers at...

Events & Seminars

Past Events

2017 Seattle Insurance Litigation Seminar

September 28, 2017 - Seattle, WA

2015 Seattle Insurance Litigation Seminar

September 18, 2015 - Seattle, WA

Industry Sectors

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law - Camden, J.D., high honors, 2008
  • Rutgers–Camden, M.P.A., high honors, 2008
  • Santa Clara University, B.A., high honors, 2000
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Washington
  • British Columbia
  • Ontario
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Variety Club - The Children's Charity, Board Member