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Lisa Fishberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Bethesda, MD

Webb Soypher McGrath
4340 East West Highway, Suite 401
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-298-8401
Fax: 301-298-8402
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
Licensed in Maryland Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Family Law, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Estate & Trust Litigation
Attorney Profile

Lisa Fishberg is a partner and the principal attorney at the law firm of Webb Soypher McGrath in Bethesda, Maryland. Her core practice covers all the intricate aspects of:

·       Family law

o   Divorce

o   Child custody, alimony and child support

o   Domestic violence

o   Property and business valuation and division

o   Name and gender change actions

o   Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

·       Estate and fiduciary litigation

·       Appellate advocacy

·       Mediation

·       Civil litigation

·       Estate planning

Listed by the District of Columbia state courts as a guardian ad litem for children in custody disputes, Ms. Fishberg is a trained mediator with experience assisting spouses and parents resolve their family law issues out of court. In her career spanning more than two decades, she has represented all interested parties in trust, estate and guardianship disputes, and has briefed and argued dozens of appeals in federal and state appellate courts.

Sharp, assertive and hardworking, Ms. Fishberg holds licenses to practice law in the states of District of Columbia, Maryland and New York. She regularly appears before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

A 1994 cum laude graduate of Albany Law School, Ms. Fishberg received her Juris Doctor with honors from the George Washington University Law School in 1997. Showing a genuine desire to give back to her community, she devotes considerable time to helping those with limited access to the legal system through the District of Columbia Courts’ Self Help Center and the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Advice & Referral Clinic.

Ms. Fishberg mentors attorneys who seek volunteer family law opportunities through the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program. She connects with her fellow attorneys through organizations such as the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia and Maryland. She is also a board member of the D.C. Bar’s Attorney/Client Arbitration Board. She has received a “Very Good” rating from Avvo for her consistent service to the legal society.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Family Law
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Estate & Trust Litigation
Focus Areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Will Contests

Selections

4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

About Lisa Fishberg

First Admitted: 1998, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.wsmfamily.com/attorney/fishberg-lisa/

Honors/Awards

  • Selected as Top Family Law Lawyers by 2020 Maryland Super Lawyers

Educational Background

  • University Law School SUNY Albany, B.A. - 1994, Honors: cum laude

Bar/Professional Activity

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • New York
  • Maryland
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Office Location for Lisa Fishberg

4340 East West Highway
Suite 401
Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone: 301-298-8401

Fax: 301-298-8402

Last Updated: 6/30/2022

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