Lisa McJohn joined Ropes & Gray’s corporate department in 2017. She practices primarily in the area of private equity transactions and private investment funds.
Lisa represents financial sponsors in private equity transactions, and has handled both majority and minority investments. She also has experience assisting portfolio companies address a variety of legal needs. She also represents asset management clients in co-investments transactions, where she is able to provide assistance in relation to both transactional matters and review of client fund documents. Lisa has assisted clients with the formation and operation of private investment funds investing in the real estate and health care sectors.
During law school, Lisa worked as an intern for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts, the Iowa Attorney General, the Massachusetts Land Court, and the Office of the General Counsel of Harvard University. While an undergraduate at the University of Chicago, she also interned with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Illinois Attorney General.
- JD, Harvard Law School, 2017
- AB (Political Science (departmental honors) and Law, Letters, and Society (departmental honors)), The University of Chicago, 2012; Phi Beta Kappa