New York State, District of Columbia,
United States Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, and District of Columbia
United States Court of Federal Claims
United States Fourth Circuit, D.C. Circuit and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Employment and Labor
Investigation, White Collar Fraud
Breach of Contract and Business Torts
A.B. Psychobiology, Oberlin College, 1984
J.D. Case Western Reserve University Law School, 1987
Lisa Alexis Jones is a partner at CKR Law LLP. A former prosecutor, for over thirty years, she has provided sophisticated advice representing clients in diverse industries and with a wide variety of strategic requirements to corporate, institutional, and individual clients in litigation, complex dispute resolution, employment law, white-collar criminal, appeals, corporate finance and technology solutions.
Ms. Jones’s experience includes counseling individuals, institutions and corporations in a broad spectrum of employment law, including representation before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Merit System Protection Board, the Department of Labor and Federal and State court on compliance with employment laws (including FLSA, Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, WARN, OSHA, NLRA, FCRA), developing and implementing personnel practices and procedures, due diligence for IPO’s, mergers and acquisitions, structuring executive and incentive compensation, and drafting employment and non-compete agreements.
She is experienced in designing and managing investigations of misconduct, including whistleblower complaints and sexual harassment claims. She also has experience in a wide variety of industries and particular expertise in handling employment matters for public, private and venture-backed government contractors, distressed companies, technology and biotechnology companies, as well as venture capital firms, and trade associations.
Ms. Jones also has experience representing individuals under criminal investigation and indictment for federal bribery of a public official, conspiracy to commit honest services fraud, embezzlement and money laundering, bank fraud, false statements and perjury, as well as violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
With a long-standing commitment to civil rights and liberties, Ms. Jones has been a member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights (DC Advisory Committee) and board member of the ACLU. Ms. Jones's love of the arts and theater has led her to serve on numerous arts-related boards and organizations, including as president of the Historic Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C., producer of Broadway theater, and an officer of the D.C. Bar’s Steering Committee on Arts and Entertainment. Ms. Jones is also a member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.
From 1987 to 1992, Ms. Jones served as an Assistant District Attorney in both the appellate and trial divisions in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office where she investigated and prosecuted a wide range of violent and white-collar crime. In 1992, Ms. Jones founded her previous firm and later co-founded the firm of Jones & Towns PLLC.
Ms. Jones was awarded a Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University Law School, where she served on the Moot Court Board. Ms. Jones earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychobiology from Oberlin College.