FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 29, 2019
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER LISA L. SMITH NAMED WINNER OF THE 18TH ANNUAL WOMEN WORTH WATCHING® AWARDS
Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Lisa L. Smith was included among 166 winners of Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 18th Annual Women Worth Watching® Awards. These leaders join more than 2,000 past Award recipients (see www.womenworthwatching.com). Past winners include CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, including Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors; Lynne Doughtie, CEO of KPMG; Marillyn Hewson, CEO of Lockheed Martin; Michele Buck, CEO of Hershey’s; and Beth Mooney, CEO of KeyBank. Countless others have moved forward to lead new business units, drive new markets, launch new ventures, and help develop the next generation of women leaders. Each Women Worth Watching Award recipient, whose commitment and achievements are recognized in Profiles in Diversity Journal’s summer edition, will share words of wisdom with women in the pipeline.
Ms. Smith is an experienced litigator and leader of Phillips Lytle’s Product Liability and Mass Tort Litigation Practice Team. She concentrates her practice in the areas of litigating product liability, toxic tort, environmental, and premises liability cases. Ms. Smith handles complex litigation across multiple jurisdictions, with a focus on the defense of pharmaceutical, chemical, and other product liability cases, as well as environmental claims and class actions.