ABOUT LISA A. AZZATO, ATTORNEY AT LAW

Born in New York and raised on the North Shore of Long Island in Mount Sinai,
Lisa Azzato is proud of her Long Island roots and committed to her community. 

Lisa is honored to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s
Long’s Island Chapter and to be an active member of various civic and professional organizations.

Ms. Azzato attended Vassar College and Emory University School of Law.  She graduated from Vassar with a Bachelor of Arts in English with Honors.  Lisa received her law degree from Emory where she earned a merit scholarship and the American Jurisprudence Award in Ethics.  Following her graduation from Emory Law School, Lisa had the privilege to work as a judicial law clerk for a judge in a busy trial court in urban Atlanta dealing with felony, civil, and matrimonial matters.  In private practice, Lisa has handled a variety of legal matters including litigation, business formation and representation, real estate, land use and zoning matters, homeowner and condominium association representation, employment issues, and arbitration and mediation of disputes.  Ms. Azzato brings a depth of knowledge and experience to her practice of law. 



EDUCATION

EMORY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Atlanta, Georgia, May 1988
Juris Doctor
Emory University Merit Scholarship; American Jurisprudence Award in Ethics

VASSAR COLLEGE, Poughkeepsie, New York, May 1985
Bachelor of Arts in English with Honors

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES

Admitted to the state bars of:
New York (2002)
District of Columbia (2001)
Florida (1994)
Georgia (1988)

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S District Court for the Eastern District of New York; U.S District Court for the Southern District of New York; Georgia Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Superior and State Courts; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Suffolk County Bar Association (Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial & Corporate Practice)
Alexander Hamilton American Inn of Court (A group of judges, lawyers, law professors and law students
        focused on improving the skills, professionalism and ethics of the bench and bar.)

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION AFFILIATIONS

American Arbitration Association, Commercial Arbitration Panelist
American Arbitration Association, Commercial Mediation Panelist
Supreme Court of Suffolk County, Commercial Division, Mediation Panelist
Supreme Court of Nassau County, Commercial Division, Mediation Panelist

CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Board of Trustees, Long Island Chapter, 2008 – present
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Advocacy Delegate, 2010-present;
        Special Events, Task Force Co-Chair, 2009
Dress for Success, Brookhaven Chapter, Advisory Board Member, 2010-present
Participant and/or Volunteer for American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, Long Island Cares Food Drive,          Canines for a Cure, Light the Night Walk, and LIMA Veterans 5K Run
Touro Law School, ADR Client Counseling Competition, Competition Judge, 2007, 2008, 2009
St. John’s University School of Law Negotiation Competition, Competition Judge, 2009
National Civil Rights Trial Competition (of St. John’s University Polestrino Trial Advocacy Institute),    
  Evaluator/Judge, 2004
Emory Moot Court Competition, Competition Judge, 2000 and prior years
Vassar College Alumni Admissions Committee, Alumni Interviewer, 1996-1999, 2003-present

ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

"The Multi-door Courthouse Approach: A Look Across the Threshold", The Suffolk Lawyer, December 2006
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