Pashman Stein Walder Hayden is pleased to announce that Lisa M. Buckley has joined the firm as Partner and Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice and Partner in the firm’s Litigation practice. Buckley was previously an intellectual property and litigation partner at a mid-size law firm in Manhattan for more than 20 years.
Pashman Stein managing partner Mike Stein said, “We are thrilled to welcome Lisa to lead and help us grow our Intellectual Property practice. She is a strong advocate for companies and individuals, with a well-earned reputation for her IP counsel to clients and her many litigation successes. Her arrival significantly strengthens the firm’s full-service capabilities, and our clients across industries will benefit from Lisa’s intellectual property experience.”
Buckley’s intellectual property practice includes copyright, trademark and trade secrets matters for start-ups, corporations and individuals, and she is regularly involved in M&A due diligence related to valuation of IP rights. Clients turn to her to safeguard their IP in industries including digital media, software, fashion, cosmetics, perfume, and apparel, often associated with celebrity brands. In addition, she has long worked with music publishers and artists, resolving disputes concerning master recordings. Across her practice, she has litigated many matters that have resulted in multimillion-dollar verdicts.
Buckley’s IP and complex commercial litigation experience extends to real estate, securities litigation, and corporate governance. She litigates in federal and state courts around the country and represents clients before alternative dispute resolution forums including JAMS, the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
Buckley said, “I was drawn to Pashman Stein and its reputation as a litigation powerhouse. My practice fits well in Pashman Stein’s culture and I look forward to building the IP practice where there is a need and a market to be serviced.”
Buckley received her J.D. with honors from Rutgers University School of Law in 1989 and her B.A. with honors from William Paterson College in 1985. Upon law school graduation, she clerked for New Jersey Supreme Court Associate Justice Gary S. Stein. She has been named to Super Lawyers – New York Metro list in intellectual property litigation annually since 2013.
She is the author of the Entertainment Law Chapter, 2020 edition of the New York City Bar Association’s legendary treatise, Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts.
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