Lisa A. HernandezCounsel
Lisa A. Hernandez is Counsel at Smith Eibeler, LLC. Lisa practices plaintiff-side employment law, representing individuals in all aspects of employment law and litigation, including claims of unlawful termination and discrimination, sexual harassment and whistle-blower retaliation. Lisa also leads the firm’s education law practice, helping families and students with disabilities navigate special education disputes, school-based accommodations, and transition planning to prepare students for employment and independent living.
J.D., Rutgers Law School, 2005
B.S., Georgetown University, 2001
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
New Jersey State Bar Association
Higher Education Committee and School Law Committee
Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
National Employment Lawyers Association
New Jersey Women Lawyers Association
Hernandez, L.A. (Apr. 2022). How the S3434 Year Can Make a Difference in Postsecondary Outcomes. New Jersey Lawyer (335) pp. 63-64. New Jersey State Bar Association.
Brett, V. and A. Selogie (Hosts). “Special Education Law with Lisa Hernandez”. Inclusive Education Project. Podcast audio, Feb. 8, 2022.
Eibeler, Christopher J. and Lisa A. Hernandez. (Sept. 2021). Beware of Principals Invoking Force Majeure to Avoid Paying COVID-19 Sales Commissions. Agency Sales Magazine. Manufacturers’ Agents National Association.
Stone, P. and Hernandez, L.A. (2012). “The Rhetoric and Reality of ‘Opting Out’: Toward a Better Understanding of Professional Women’s Decisions to Head Home” in Jones, B. (ed.) Women Who Opt Out: The Debate Over Working Mothers and Work-Family Balance. New York, NY: New York University Press, pp. 33-56.