Lisa Hart

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Lisa is an attorney leadership, career and transitions coach, and a former Wall Street litigator.  She began her 20+-year legal career as a litigator at Cahill Gordon & Reindel, and then worked in-house at a public benefit corporation before serving as eDiscovery Counsel at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP.   For the past 15+ years, Lisa has helped individuals and groups define, design and achieve personal and professional development goals. Her coaching methodologies are backed by certifications from the renowned Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and the International Coach Federation (ICF) and her work with law firm partners, in-house counsel, corporate clients and associates has given her a broad perspective on diverse career paths and enhanced her ability to coach, counsel and advise clients on related challenges and opportunities. In addition to her CTI and ICF coaching credentials, Lisa is certified as a Conversational Intelligence® and business coach.  To maximize impact, Lisa integrates experiential learning theory with cutting-edge brain science and behavioral practices.

Lisa has served individuals and groups in the U.S. and abroad from such law firms and establishments as Akin Gump, Cadwalader, Hughes Hubbard, Latham, Google, Geller, Novartis, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and the New York City Bar Association.  Engagements focus an array of career and professional development topics, including authentic leadership, self-advocacy, relationship building, conversational agility, managing others, balancing priorities and time, and navigating career and life transitions.  Several years ago she piloted a program to help law firm associates in New York, Europe and Asia integrate upward review feedback they received as part of Harvard Law School Executive Education’s leadership program and continues to provide individual and group coaching to the firm.   She has also designed and delivered group coaching programs for junior associates and law school graduates.

Lisa is a member of the New York City Bar Association and its Women in the Legal Profession Committee. She mentors junior committee members and has served as faculty advisor and panelist for professional development programs on networking and leadership, for law students, associates and recent graduates.