Lisa Ellman

Lisa Ellman co-chairs the firm’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Group and is a leading public policy lawyer in our Government Regulatory practice group, with a focus on domestic drones and other emerging technologies. Throughout her career, Lisa has worked to bridge the sizable knowledge gap between government policymaking and business innovation. Lisa has held a variety of positions at top levels of the Executive branch at the White House and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). In a series of presidential appointments, Lisa led work on high-priority policy initiatives for the Obama administration on issues spanning from open and transparent government to domestic use of UAS. Most recently, she led DOJ’s effort to develop policy that would govern the use of UAS in the United States. She also represented DOJ in the federal interagency process considering UAS-related policy issues that are shared across departments and agencies.’ (Source: Hogan Lovells)