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Lisa K. Swartzfager

Senior Associate
Washington, D.C.

Lisa K. Swartzfager

Clients look to Lisa Swartzfager for guidance on complex civil litigation matters at the trial and appellate level. Lisa frequently handles matters involving ERISA litigation, pharmaceutical pricing disputes, and claims under consumer protection laws, the False Claims Act, and antitrust laws. Lisa also advises insurance clients in complex insurance disputes involving a wide range of U.S. and international insurance products.

Through the firm's pro bono group, Lisa satisfies her desire to help those in need, counseling undocumented minors in immigration matters and representing women in civil protection and child custody proceedings.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Lisa served as a judicial law clerk to The Honorable Steven M. Colloton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and The Honorable Judge Alan C. Kay of the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii.


Representative experience

Representation of a commercial lender in state and federal lawsuits in which the plaintiffs alleged conspiracy, fraudulent transfer, and alter ego claims.

Representation of a leading global pharmaceutical company in defense of government investigations.

Representation of insurers in "bad faith" and breach of contract suits, declaratory judgment actions, and interpleader proceedings.

Representation of insurance trade association in an appellate matter involving rate-setting statutes.

Representation of a major health benefits company in ERISA and breach of contract suits.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., highest honors, The George Washington University Law School, 2010
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Birmingham-Southern College, 2007


  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, The Eighth Circuit Bar Association
  • Member, The Virginia Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Court admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
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