Dr. Lisa M. Thomas advises and represents employers in a range of labor and employment matters.

Prior to joining Littler, Lisa was an associate at a large international law firm in Dallas, representing clients in commercial litigation as well as environmental and employment matters.

During law school, Lisa worked for a New York-based publisher and was a law clerk at the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, working with whistleblowers in the federal government. She was also a student attorney for a landlord-tenant clinic, representing low-income tenants in Washington, D.C. Superior Court.

Prior to law school, Lisa worked in publishing as well as in academia, teaching composition and American literature at Texas Christian University and the University of California at San Diego.

Professional & Community Affiliations


State Bar of Texas


Dallas Bar Association


Dallas Association of Young Lawyers


Law Fellow

Georgetown University Law Center

Department Fellow

University of California at San Diego and Texas Christian University


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2019cum laude
  • Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2012
  • M.A., Texas Christian University, 2007summa cum laude
  • B.A., Texas Christian University, 2005Honors Program, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims