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Lisa A. Popovich

Associate General Counsel




  • 共同リード・カウンセルとしていわゆる「Big 6」の一つである、大手会計事務所を代理し(被告側)、私募に関する文書について同事務所の監査に詐害行為があったとされたが、大規模な証拠開示手続(ディスカバリー)の結果、3ヶ月の審理により事務所側に有利な判決 
  • 芸能人のドメインネーム訴訟の代理では、禁止命令のモーションの提出による有利な判決 
  • 共同リード・カウンセルとしてヘルスケア事業の買収に関し、財務諸表の正確性が争点の一つとなった長期にわたる仲裁を代理 
  • 日米の銀行を代理して、多数のレンダーライアビリティ訴訟
  • 共同リード・カウンセルとして株主であるサービス企業を代理し(被告側)、新株発行の時期が信任義務違反・過失であるとされた件につき、複数の暫定的申し立てが被告側にとって有利な結果となり、原告側が訴えを取り下げる 
  • 最近の著作:「証人の通訳者による翻訳上の問題とその解決策」Vol. 15, No. 2、2002年、California Litigation)
  • 1985年Loyolaロースクールにて法学博士号取得。同大学にて「国際比較法ジャーナル」の編集に携わり、

Jessup International Honors Moot Court Team and Boardに所属。Armand Arabian議員のもとで研修を行う。1982年南カリフォルニア大学(USC)にて優秀な成績で会計学学士号取得。当事務所入所以前は、シニア・カウンセルとしてアーンスト&ヤングにて勤務。


Ms. Popovich received her juris doctorate degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles in 1985. While at Loyola, Ms. Popovich was editor of the International and Comparative Law Journal and a member of the Jessup International Honors Moot Court Team and Board. During law school, Ms. Popovich also served as an extern to the Honorable Armand Arabian.

Ms. Popovich received her B.A. degree, cum laude, in Accounting from the University of Southern California in 1982. Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Ms. Popovich was a senior counsel at Ernst & Young.


Representative cases handled by Ms. Popovich include: 

  • Co-lead trial counsel in a three month trial defending a "Big 6" accounting firm against claims relating to an audit. Plaintiffs alleged that the Big 6 accounting firm had committed fraud in connection with a private placement memorandum.  After extensive discovery, the three month trial resulted in a favorable result for the accounting firm.
  • Co-lead counsel in a several month long arbitration involving the acquisition of a health care business. Issues included the accuracy of representations in financial statements. 
  • Numerous cases representing U.S. and Japanese banks regarding claims of lender liability.  
  • Co-lead trial counsel defending a shareholder service entity in connection with the issuance of shares of stock. Plaintiff alleged that the entity did not timely reissue shares of stock and made claims for negligence and breach of fiduciary duty.  Plaintiff dismissed the case after the Court granted several motions in limine in favor of the entity.  
  • Representation of an entertainer in connection with an internet domain dispute.  The case was successfully resolved in favor of the entertainer after the filing of a motion for a restraining order. 

Engagement & Publications

  • Co-authored an article published in California Litigation, Volume 15, No. 2 (2002) entitled "Translations by Witness Interpretors: Issues and Solutions."




District of Columbia Bar

California Bar


Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D. 1985

University of Southern California, B.A. 1982