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Lisa M. Harrison

Lead Deputy County Counsel

Lisa Harrison joined the Office of the County Counsel in 2018.  As a member of the General Government team, she provides advice regarding privacy and data security, compliance, public governance, and other public law issues.

Prior to joining the Office, Lisa was a Deputy General Counsel at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and led the Legal Counsel Section.  While at the FTC, Lisa advised on a broad array of privacy, consumer protection, and administrative law matters as well as internal operations and congressional affairs.

Lisa's professional expertise includes:

  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Consumer Protection
  • Administrative law and rulemaking
  • Public law

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1997
    • Editor, Harvard Civil Rights - Civil Liberties Law Review
  • Williams College, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, 1993

Prior Experience

  • Deputy General Counsel for Legal Counsel at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (2015-2016)
  • Assistant General Counsel for Legal Counsel at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (2009-2015)
  • Attorney at the Office of General Counsel, U.S. Federal Trade Commission (2003-2009)
  • Law Clerk to Honorable Henry H. Kennedy of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (1998-1999)
  • Law Clerk to Honorable Margaret H. Marshall of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1997-1998)

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