Lisa J. Pirozzolo - Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Lisa J. Pirozzolo

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Phone: 617-526-6388

Lisa Pirozzolo is a partner in the firm's Litigation/Controversy Department, co-chair of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group, a member of the Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation Practice Group and a former member of the Executive Committee. She is also a co-chair of the firm’s Associates and Work Life Balance Committees. She joined the firm in 1993.


Ms. Pirozzolo has a general commercial litigation practice, with a particular emphasis on intellectual property litigation. She has represented clients in patent infringement, licensing, and contract disputes involving a wide variety of technologies including pharmaceutical products, gene expression and detection technology, medical devices, printing and photocopy equipment, and telephone services. She has experience handling all phases of litigation, in both the trial court and on appeal, as well as arbitration and mediation proceedings.

Ms. Pirozzolo received a JD, cum laude, from Cornell Law School, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Cornell International Law Journal. She received a BA in classics from Yale College. Following law school, she clerked for the Honorable Franklin S. Billings, Jr., district judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont.

Ms. Pirozzolo is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Yale UniversityBA Cornell University Law SchoolJ.D.

Client Comments

"Lisa Pirozzolo is very talented litigator who masters the complexities of IP litigation and is able to communicate them easily to non-lawyers. She instills confidence in her clients."

"Lisa Pirozzolo is consistently well prepared for trial, particularly eliciting favorable testimony."

Office Location

60 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Patent of the Boston Metro Area
Lisa J. Pirozzolo has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Biotechnology Law
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent