Lisa Lorish

  • Lecturer

Lisa Lorish is a judge on the Virginia Court of Appeals. Previously, she served as an assistant federal public defender and the appellate specialist for the Western District of Virginia, and also practiced litigation with McGuireWoods and Sullivan & Cromwell. 

Lorish graduated cum laude from Princeton University in 2003 and from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2008, where she was an Order of the Coif member, the essays development editor for the Virginia Law Review, a John M. Olin Scholar in Law and Economics, and a 2008 recipient of the Raven Award.


  • J.D.
    University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.A.
    Princeton University

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