Lisa M. Robinson

Lisa M. Robinson



Practice Groups

Lisa Robinson is an experienced trial attorney and key partner in Goldberg Segalla's Life Sciences and Long-Term Care Practice Groups, with a concentration on the defense of cases involving catastrophic personal injury and death. She has tried multiple cases in both New York State courts and U.S. District Courts to verdict. Her experience also includes defending complex premises liability, medical device, and Labor Law cases, as well as matters involving general product liability and medical and dental malpractice.

Lisa has extensive experience defending skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities in professional liability claims, wrongful death malpractice claims, claims alleging violations of state and federal regulations, and common law negligence claims. She regularly represents manufacturers of industrial and consumer products in federal and state courts and has defended clients in many personal injury, property damage, and fire cases involving alleged design defects and warning claims. Lisa has also successfully defended clients in a wide variety of other liability cases, including automobile and trucking accidents and construction defect claims.

  • Upstate New York Super Lawyers (Product Liability), 2017–18; Rising Stars 2013–15
Professional Affiliations
  • Defense Research Institute
Admitted to Practice
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2004 (Syracuse Law Review; Justinian Honor Society)
  • Alfred University, B.A. cum laude, 1992
  • Presenter, "Construction Law Closing Arguments at Labor Law Claims, Coverage, and Litigation" NYSBA, Syracuse, NY, December 2016
  • Presenter and moderator, "Practice Pointers: Honing Your Deposition Skills" at Handling and Taking Depositions - NYSBA, Syracuse, NY, October 2016
  • Presenter, “Accident Scene Investigations,” New York State Bar Association Law School for Insurance Professionals, Syracuse, NY, September 21, 2012