Lisa H. Pennington

Managing Partner at Baker & Hostetler LLP

Lisa H. Pennington

Lisa H. Pennington

Managing Partner at Baker & Hostetler LLP

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Lisa Pennington is the office managing partner of the firm’s Houston office, which is among the 10 largest law firm offices in Houston according to the Houston Chronicle. She is a labor and employment attorney, representing management in employment-related cases. Lisa has significant experience in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) matters, wage and hour laws, collective bargaining and matters before the National Labor Relations Board.

A trailblazer in her field, Lisa was the first female office managing partner in the Houston area. In 2012, she received the first “Premier Woman in Law” award from the Association of Women Attorneys for being the outstanding female managing partner for an AmLaw 100 firm. She has been named in The Best Lawyers in America and recognized as one of the “Best Lawyers in Houston” by H Texas Magazine. Dedicated to the advancement of women in the legal field, Lisa is actively involved in local organizations to support women in law and served as the inaugural chair of the firm’s Women’s Committee.

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Baker & Hostetler LLP

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3

Number of Awards

4

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Lisa H. Pennington
Managing Partner at Baker & Hostetler LLP
Education
J.D., Order of Barristers
Class of 1983

The University of Texas School of Law began as the University of Texas at Austin's Department of Law when the University was founded in 1883. The Law School started with two professors and fifty-two students in the basement of the University's Old Main Building. The Law School has since grown to more than 1,200 students and offers the Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) and the Master of Laws (LLM). The School of Law is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is approved by the American Bar Association.

B.A. with High Honors, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 1981

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Texas Bar Foundation is the largest charitably funded bar foundation in the nation. Membership is composed of the most elite Texas attorneys. The Foundation’s members are nominated because of their dedication to the administration of justice and high professional standing among his or her peers. For more than four decades, the Texas Bar Foundation has helped organizations to: * Educate the public about their rights and responsibilities under the law * Provide legal services to the poor * Assist those who turn to the legal system for protection Since 1965, the trustees of the Texas Bar Foundation have awarded more than $15 million in grants to charitable organizations across Texas. Grants are made possible by the generosity of Fellows and charitable gifts from individuals and law firms across the state. The Texas Bar Foundation and its members are committed to our mission…Advancing Justice in Texas…by providing opportunities to support the rule of law in Texas.

Member
Current

Houston Bar Foundation was established in 1982 as a charitable arm of the Houston Bar Association. Since that time, the Foundation has supported programs that help provide legal representation to the indigent, promote community understanding of our legal system and foster the administration of justice. Through the generosity of its many contributors, the Foundation has been able to make a difference in the greater Houston community.

Career History
Managing Partner
Current

Baker & Hostetler LLP provides legal services. They offer their services to clients in the hospitality, healthcare, financial services, media, energy, sports and technology industries. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Cleveland, OH

Boards & Committees
Member, Women's Committee
Current

Baker & Hostetler LLP provides legal services. They offer their services to clients in the hospitality, healthcare, financial services, media, energy, sports and technology industries. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Cleveland, OH

Chair, Membership Committee
Prior

HBA Constitution, Article 1, Section 2: The object of the Association shall be to uphold the Constitution of the United States and the State of Texas by educating both attorneys and citizens of their legal, civic and ethical responsibilities; to promote the administration of justice by educating the public about the qualifications of judicial candidates; by providing alternative, cost effective means for citizens to resolve their disputes, and by providing access to legal services for all; to improve the law; to uphold the honor and dignity of the profession by providing charitable and legal services to all; to promote professional ethics among its members through education; to improve community relations through charitable service and education; and to promote fellowship among its members.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Houston Bar Foundation was established in 1982 as a charitable arm of the Houston Bar Association. Since that time, the Foundation has supported programs that help provide legal representation to the indigent, promote community understanding of our legal system and foster the administration of justice. Through the generosity of its many contributors, the Foundation has been able to make a difference in the greater Houston community.

Awards & Honors
1992
Court Admission: U.S. Supreme Court
1984
Admitted to the Texas Bar
1984
Court Admission: U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
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