Lisa Scruggs, Partner, Duane Morris LLP
Lisa T. Scruggs is a partner with the law firm of Duane Morris, LLP, where she provides litigation and counseling services to innovators in education.
She advises public and private schools and school networks, school reform organizations and other education industry clients. Her work includes a range of litigation, transactions and policy matters relating to new school development, teacher evaluation, credentialing and certification reforms, public/private education ventures, competency based and personalized learning, and parent and student civil rights.
Lisa has served as the inaugural General Counsel for the Illinois State Charter School Commission, Senior Policy Advisor to the Chicago Public Schools CEO and a member of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools’ Model Law Advisory Board.
Lisa received a M.A. in Education Policy and law degree from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from Georgetown University.