Lisa H. Cassilly


Alston & Bird LLP

Lisa Cassilly concentrates on the representation of management interests with a special emphasis on litigated matters. She has defended against all types of employment claims in administrative proceedings, arbitrations and in trial and appellate courts throughout the country. Lisa has extensive experience conducting internal investigations and audits, handling SOX and other whistleblower claims and prosecuting and defending actions involving claims for breach of restrictive covenants, employee piracy, breach of fiduciary duties and trade secret misappropriation.

Lisa is the immediate past chair of the Labor & Employment Group at Alston & Bird and has been repeatedly recognized as a leading employment lawyer by Best Lawyers® and Chambers USA, which reports that, “she is one of the top performers in her field" whose clients describe her as “brilliant, strategic and extremely effective.” Super Lawyers has ranked her as among the Top 50 Female Attorneys in Georgia in seven annual rankings.  She regularly appears in Georgia Trend magazine’s Legal Elite listing.  Lisa has been a featured guest on CNN, Fox News, Business Report, Forbes and Sky Radio Network.  She has been quoted by BusinessWeek, CFO Magazine, Newsweek, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Workforce Magazine and the Atlanta Business Chronicle, and regularly provides comment to online and print publications.