Lisa J. Black

  • Undergrad School: Binghamton University (State University of NY)
  • Law School: New York Law School
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Firm: Black Marjieh & Sanford LLP
100 Clearbrook Road
Elmsford NY 10523
United States

Lisa Black provides creative, cost-effective, and resolution-focused solutions to her clients. As an insurance and litigation defense attorney with 25 years of experience, she handles litigation defense of property and casualty matters in both Federal and New York State courts, including trials and appeals. Areas of focus include construction and property damage-related litigation, premises and professional liability, retail, insurance-related litigation, and general personal injury and negligence. Lisa is also a certified mediator. She previously served as an assistant corporation counsel in the Special Federal Litigation Division of the New York City Law Department. In that capacity, she defended the NYPD, FDNY, and NYC Department of Corrections against Federal Civil Rights claims. Lisa is active in several professional organizations – holding numerous leadership roles - as well as with her alma mater. As a firm founder, Lisa creates an inclusive and collaborative work environment that fosters innovation and excellence. On a personal level, she is motivated by a drive to help students and younger professionals find their own passion for the law and volunteers as an alumni-student mentor for New York Law School and Binghamton University. Outside the professional realm, Lisa has served as the commissioner of the Scarborough Fire District since 2009. In addition to having coached Little League softball, she plays recreational volleyball and softball and is an avid New York Yankees fan.

USLAW Practice Group Affiliations

  • Appellate Law: Primary
  • Construction Law: Primary
  • Professional Liability: Primary
  • Retail and Hospitality Law: Primary

Resources & Articles

Black Marjieh & Sanford LLP joins USLAW NETWORK as New York member firm

Black Marjieh & Sanford LLP joins USLAW NETWORK as New York member firm

Posted March 12, 2024

USLAW NETWORK welcomes the law firm of Black Marjieh & Sanford LLP as its newest USLAW NETWORK member. Black Marjieh & Sanford LLP is a full-service law firm based in Westchester County, New York, focused on insurance defense, litigation, construction law, retail, professional liability and related practice areas. The firm is… Continue Reading

BM&S attorney Lisa Black secures complete dismissal in NY Labor Law Case

BM&S attorney Lisa Black secures complete dismissal in NY Labor Law Case

Posted September 30, 2023

Black Marjieh & Sanford LLP (Westchester, NY) In a recent case win for Black Marjieh & Sanford LLP, led by Lisa J. Black, the Court granted BM&S’ CPLR 3211 pre-answer motion to dismiss the third-party claims against their client in a NY Labor Law case concerning a purported height-related incident… Continue Reading

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