Lisa A. White is a writer and researcher at heart, known for her attention to detail, optimism, and creative approach to legal problem-solving. Most of Lisa’s work is in the federal court system, both in the District Courts and Circuit Courts of Appeals. She is licensed to practice in the State of Tennessee, and in numerous federal district courts across the country as well as the Seventh and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals.
Lisa’s primary areas of practice are product defect, product misrepresentation, data breach litigation, and wage and hour class actions. Her role at Mason LLP frequently involves investigating and researching potential cases and claims prior to a complaint being filed, as well as drafting pleadings and detailed research required for and during litigation. Prior to joining Mason LLP, Lisa practiced at another plaintiffs’ class action firm, where she advocated for employees who were improperly paid, especially in the airline industry. She also worked on lawsuits related to defective products and deceptive advertising. She was frequently called on to research and draft appellate briefs.
Lisa returned to law school after completing her Bachelor’s and Master’s in Sociology from The University of Tennessee, then teaching for a number of years at universities. She completed the coursework for her Ph.D. in American Studies at The College of William and Mary, then opted to go to law school—a childhood goal. Lisa is a graduate of The University of Tennessee College of Law. While at The University of Tennessee College of Law, Lisa was a Co-Coordinator of the Tennessee Innocence Project, and the Research Editor for the Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy. While a law student, she practiced in both the Domestic Violence Clinic and the Advocacy Clinic. Lisa has published peer-reviewed papers in three academic fields: law, sociology, and history.
Lisa and her family are avid travelers, and she has visited all seven continents. In addition, for three years, she worked remotely practicing class action law while living in Greymouth, New Zealand.