Lisa Ackerly Hernandez practices primarily 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. Her background also includes practicing franchise and licensing, family, and special education law.
Lisa received her Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University and then went on to graduate from Rutgers University School of Law-Newark. While in law school, she participated in the Special Education Law Clinic, where she represented families in their efforts to secure appropriate public school education for children with disabilities. After spending several years in private practice, she earned her Master of Philosophy from the City University of New York, where she researched gender inequality in employment, particularly as it relates to the work-family interface and women in the legal profession.
Lisa is licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey and the District Court for the District of New Jersey.
J.D., Rutgers School of Law-Newark, 2005
M.Phil., City University of New York, 2011
B.S., Georgetown University, 2001
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey