Lissa J. Paris

Hartford, CT

Ms. Paris attended the University of Chicago and received her law degree from the Yale Law School. Since joining the Murtha Cullina, she has litigated employment and employee benefit cases. Ms. Paris was involved in the Second Circuit cases establishing standards in age discrimination claims, bankruptcy pension issues, employee pension notification and ERISA attorneys' fees. She has lectured extensively on employment discrimination and ERISA issues in the workplace. An active member of the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Section, she has been an editor of and contributor to the ABA publication Employee Benefits Law. She recently served as management co-chair of the Labor section’s Employee Benefits Committee. Ms. Paris serves as a special master in Connecticut's federal courts. She is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a member of the Board of Trustees of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel.