The Pennsylvania State University, B.S., with highest distinction, 2003
2006, Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Lisa Schonbeck has a great deal of experience in the areas of employment discrimination litigation and client counseling. An associate in the Employment and Litigation Practice Groups, Lisa has counseled employers in all areas of employment law, and regularly represents employers in employment discrimination cases in federal and state court as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and the Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations.
Lisa also advises employers in handling diverse employment and personnel issues, including Family & Medical Leave Act compliance, reductions in force and compliance with the Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification (WARN) Act, employee handbooks, employment agreements, severance agreements, restrictive covenants, and wage and hour issues.
Lisa is a regular lecturer on a wide variety of employment law matters and has presented at seminars sponsored by Sterling Education Services, Inc. and the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business.
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Allegheny County Bar Association
Pittsburgh Human Resources Association
Society for Human Resource Management
Duquesne Law Review, Volume 44 (Executive Recent Decisions Editor)
"The Employee Retirement Income Security Act Preempts State Law Causes of Action Against ERISA-Regulated Benefit Plans: Aetna Health Inc. v. Davila," Duquesne Law Review, Volume 43, Issue 2
Certifications & Designations
Certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Human Resources Certification Institute