Lisa C. Roberts received her law degree, magna cum laude, in 1983 from Santa Clara University and her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Ms. Roberts previously practiced bank and finance law as a partner with the Palo Alto office of Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich and with the San Jose office of Buchalter Nemer Fields & Younger.
Ms. Roberts represented the California Bankers Association and the American Bankers Association as amicus curiae in the landmark California Supreme Court case deciding the degree of accountants’ liability to third parties, Bily v. Arthur Young & Co.
She has authored articles on that and other issues affecting financial institutions in many publications, including the Banking Policy Report. She co-authored an Action Guide for the California Continuing Education of the Bar program entitled Moving for Relief from the Automatic Stay In Bankruptcy.
She was also the 1992-93 chairperson of the San Jose Bank Attorneys’ Association and frequently lectures on lender, bankruptcy, and dispute resolution issues. Ms. Roberts is a member of the State Bar of California, American Bar Association, and the Santa Clara County Bar Association.