Top Female Trial Attorney: Dorsey's Lisa Marchese

Law360, New York (May 15, 2012, 6:13 PM EDT) -- For Dorsey & Whitney LLP partner Lisa Marchese, trying a case is about boiling it down to a theme and story that will resonate with the jury, regardless of their backgrounds and the legal complexities at hand.

“I live by the adage, 'If everything's important, nothing's important,'” she said.

That ability to parse a case to its key components has helped Marchese win some 90 percent of the more than 100 federal and state cases she's argued in her career and has earned her a spot...
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