Lisa Mebane Barnett joined United Educators in July 2014 as Claims Counsel where she works with Colleges and University as well as K-12 schools to prevent and manage litigation. Prior to joining United Educators, Ms. Barnett was an attorney in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area where she concentrated her practice in the areas of general liability, higher education law, employment, commercial litigation, and product liability representing several Fortune 500 companies in both state and federal court matters, and she was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Duquesne University School of Law.
Before beginning her legal practice, Lisa worked as administrator for Chatham College (now Chatham University) in Pittsburgh. She received her B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University and her J.D. from Duquesne University. Lisa is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys. She is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.