|Lisa is a writer and lawyer in New York City. Sheis the authorofGirl Walks Out of a Bar, her memoir of high-functioning addiction and recovery in the world of New York City corporate law. Her writing has been published inThe Washington Post,Chicago Tribune,Women’s Health, Refinery29,A Women's Thing,AfterPartyMagazine.com, and Addiction.com. She has also appeared on Megyn Kelly TODAY and BBC World News discussing alcoholism and addiction. Lisa is passionate about breaking the stigma of addiction and mental health issues.
Prior to beginning her more than 15-year legal marketing career, Lisa practiced law in the Corporate Finance group of a leading international firm. She is a graduate of Northwestern University and Rutgers School of Law, where she served on the Editorial Board of theRutgers Law Review.Lisa serves on the Board of Directors of The Writers Room in New York City.
More on Lisa’s writing can be found atwww.lisasmithauthor.com.