Lisa M. Africk

Lisa Africk assists energy service companies in the seamless management of their businesses, often assuming the role of in-house counsel. Blending a broad industry background and strong technical capabilities, Lisa delivers a unique approach to building effective legal strategies. Her familiarity with client operations enables her to respond to a wide spectrum of needs, managing virtually all day-to-day events requiring legal input or action. Lisa is especially knowledgeable about the use of consultants, vessels, fluid management, and other related support services in the operations and management of both offshore and land-based oil and gas projects. She also has many years of experience representing clients involved in complex construction litigation, Title VII and other employment-related matters, insurance defense, coverage and excess matters and personal injury and fatality cases. Lisa is skilled at drafting and negotiating contracts typically used in the maritime and oil and gas industries, including time charters , noncompete and master service agreements, to name a few.

Lisa represents industry professionals, officers and directors in complex litigation involving maritime law, construction law and related coverage issues, and employment-related matters. Lisa is well regarded for her work in the London market, a practice she established quite a few years ago.

A frequent public speaker, Lisa is recognized for her exemplary presentations to insurers across the country and for her continuing legal education seminars presented on behalf the of the Louisiana State Bar and New Orleans Bar associations. An advocate of mentoring young law students and lawyers, Lisa has been involved in various programs at Tulane Law School and Louisiana State University Law School that help shape the next generation of lawyers.

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Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Accountants, 2) Admiralty & Marine, 3) Construction, 4) Energy and 5) Employment & Labor
Law School Tulane University Law School (J.D.,1979)
Admitted Year 2000
Education Tulane School of Social Work (M.S.W.,1999);Tulane University, Newcomb College (B.A.,1984)
Bar Member / Association Louisiana State Bar Associations
Most recent firm Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
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