Lisa Snow is a managing director in the Chicago office and is part of the Disputes and Investigations practice. She possesses 20 years of experience providing both expert witness testimony and financial valuation damages analysis in complex litigation and commercial dispute matters.
Lisa has served as an expert in numerous matters in state and federal court as well as in arbitration. She recently served in US District Court, Northern District of Illinois as Receiver of Central Coast Nutraceuticals. Her industry experience includes healthcare, financial services, insurance, workers’ compensation, telecommunications services and equipment, consumer goods, not-for-profit, and professional services.
Lisa has been involved in many noteworthy cases including the Spamhaus v. e360 matter where she served as the testifying damages expert. In a decision that supported Lisa’s testimony, plaintiffs were awarded $27,000 on a claim for over $120 million. The Seventh circuit later reduced the award to $3, because, as Lisa testified in the district court, the award was based on lost revenue not lost profits.
She has performed work involving damages analysis, lost profits, forensic accounting analysis, data analysis, industry and market analysis, revenue and cost analysis, purchase price adjustments, sales history and pricing analysis. Her industry experience includes financial services, telecommunications services and equipment, consumer goods, healthcare, insurance, not-for-profit, and professional services including accounting, publishing, real estate, retail and software.
Lisa is the Treasurer and an Executive Committee Member of the Metropolitan Planning Council as well as Chicago Co-Chair for the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF).
She serves as Vice-Chair for the Catherine Cook School Board of Trustees and also serves on the board of the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation. Lisa was a Vice-Chair for the Chicago Bar Foundation Investing in Justice Campaign in 2014. She is also a member of The Economic Club of Chicago where she serves on the Membership Committee. Lisa presents annually at the Practicing Law Institute’s Accounting for Lawyers course.
Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Vermont as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, with concentrations in finance and business strategy.