It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our partner and friend, Lisa Webb Wannamaker, who passed on December 12, 2018. Lisa will forever be in our hearts, remembered for her wisdom, beautiful smile, and compassionate ways. Lisa joined the firm’s Atlanta office in 2005, where she focused her law practice in corporate, employment, technology, and intellectual property law. She also served as outside general counsel for residential property management companies, advising them on corporate and employment law issues, as well as landlord tenant and fair housing matters. Lisa will be greatly missed by all. Please join us in saying a prayer for her loved ones.
Lisa Wannamaker was a Partner in the Atlanta office who practiced in corporate, employment, technology, and intellectual property law.
Lisa served as outside general counsel for residential property management companies, advising them on corporate and employment law issues, as well as landlord tenant and fair housing matters. She also provided training and seminars to clients on employment, landlord tenants, and fair housing topics and served as a panelist and speaker at industry meetings.
In her employment law practice, Lisa counseled clients regarding employment contracts, confidentiality agreements, restrictive covenants, independent contractor agreements, employee handbooks, and other contractual matters. In addition, she assisted clients in defending charges of discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Her practice also included preventative counseling on diverse areas of employment law, such as compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act and Equal Employment Opportunity.
Lisa received her Bachelor’s Degree in English from Emory University in 1982 and Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Emory University in 1985.
Prior to joining Coleman Talley, Lisa was Vice President and General Counsel for Jacada Ltd., a software company traded on the NASDAQ, and the head of the technology law team at Long Aldridge & Norman (now McKenna Long & Aldridge) in Atlanta, Georgia. She began her legal career in 1985 at Hicks, Maloof & Campbell, also in Atlanta.