Lisa Hoppenjans focuses on complex civil litigation, appellate litigation and internal investigations. She represents clients in state and federal courts across the country in a variety of cases, including actions under the False Claims Act, tort claims and commercial contract disputes.

Lisa’s practice encompasses all phases of litigation, including case strategy and management, pretrial discovery, dispositive motion practice, settlement negotiations, trial practice and appeals. Recently, she participated extensively in discovery on bellwether cases in a multidistrict product liability litigation.

Lisa joined the firm after serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Susan H. Black of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Prior to her legal career, Lisa was a reporter for The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina and the Winston-Salem Journal.

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Dowd Bennett is a litigation firm with extensive courtroom experience. Led by trial-seasoned lawyers, including former federal prosecutors and judicial law clerks, our team shares tenacity, a passion for seeing cases through trial and a complete commitment to client service.