Lisa Brodeur-McGan

(413) 735-1775


LisaBrodeur-McGan_LargeLisa Brodeur-McGan opened Brodeur-McGan, P.C., in May 2005, and prior to that she was a partner with the firms of Cooley, Shrair P.C., and Brooks, Sanborn, Smith and Brodeur-McGan, both of Springfield. Her practice concentrates in civil litigation with an emphasis on wrongful death, civil rights, employment discrimination, product liability and professional malpractice law. She is an experienced member of both the plaintiffs and insurance defense bar. Lisa is a criminal science and English graduate of Russell Sage College, a women's college, and a law graduate of Western New England College School of Law. She is married and lives in Western Massachusetts with her husband and two children.

Lisa has been an active member of the MBA and a delegate and member of the Executive Management Board. She is a past president of the WBA, and has been involved for over fifteen years with the Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts and Women's Bar Foundation, statewide organizations that are committed to issues supporting women and children. She has been involved with several of the WBA's committees, including serving as Co-Chair of the Appointments, Awards and Endorsements Committee for several years, and again, currently. Additionally, in connection with the WBA's Media Committee, she co-wrote, produced and moderated a cable television show entitled “Patient Rights and Responsibilities.”

Massachusetts Bar Foundation Louis D. Brandeis Life Fellow 2017; Chair, Labor and Employment Section Counsel for the Hampden County Bar Association; Chair of the Western Massachusetts Advisory Counsel to the Massachusetts Counsel on Discrimination; 2015 recipient of the Sage College Inspirational Red Devil Alumnae Award recognizing her role in helping build a Women of Influence.

Lisa regularly lectures at local grade schools, colleges and local and state bar associations on a variety of topics, including teacher liability under state law, counselor liability, negligence, and employment issues. She is considered faculty at Springfield College due to her yearly participation in their graduate course "The Legal Implications of Drugs and Alcohol." Lisa has also continued to participate in her law school's education programs by serving as a moot court judge, an advisor to the trial team, and as a panelist on career opportunities. Lisa recently was a contributing author to the 2006 Annual Employment Law Conference, wherein she wrote and presented, “Deposition Planning, Practice, and Useful Tips,” to assist lawyers in preparing their clients for depositions.

Lisa has creatively and successfully defended many high profile cases, including those against the City of Holyoke and its officials, and has created important case law while doing so.

Lisa is a lifelong resident of Western Massachusetts and was a jack-of-all-trades before she became a lawyer: she worked construction, delivered mail for the U.S. Post Office, and served as a park police officer in Easthampton.

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