Faculty Profile: Lisa Cole

Lisa ColeLewis Thomason
Previous Courses Taught (2)
  • Better Right Now 2022
  • Raising the Bar: Recognizing Resiliency During Times of Change
Biography

Lisa is president and managing shareholder of Lewis Thomason and the managing partner of the firm’s Nashville office. As president of the firm, Cole serves as the firm’s General Counsel and risk manager handling all ethical and professional responsibility matters for the firm. She is a Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediator and practices in the areas of employment law, professional liability, workers’ compensation, and general casualty defense litigation. Cole’s practice for over 25 years has concentrated in the area of complex civil trial litigation in state and federal courts. Cole was appointed by ABA President Robert Grey to serve a three-year term on the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service; is a Member of the Board of Women’s Fund; and has chaired various aspects of fundraisers and volunteered for the Sexual Assault Center, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, the Nashville Symphony, Belle Meade Plantation, the Ensworth School, the Harpeth Hall School, Montgomery Bell Academy, the American Heart Association, and the Nashville Public Library.