Foster Swift attorney Lisa J. Hamameh is one of five attorneys elected to serve on the 2018-19 State Bar of Michigan’s (SBM) Board of Commissioners. The SBM Board of Commissioners provides oversight to the State Bar on finance, public policy, professional standards and member services and communications. SBM is the governing body for the 42,000- plus lawyers in the State of Michigan.
Lisa was elected to serve District I, representing Oakland County and will serve a three year term starting late September 2018 after the SBM Annual Conference.
A graduate of Wayne State University Law School, Lisa is a shareholder with Foster Swift Collins and Smith, PC, where she practices primarily public entity law, zoning and land use, liquor licensing law and condominium and homeowners' association law.
Lisa has a lengthy history of giving back to the profession. Her term as chair of the SBM Character and Fitness District I Committee concludes in December of this year and she previously served on the SBM Young Lawyers Section Executive Council. Also active in the Oakland County Bar Association, she chaired the OCBA's Municipal Law Committee, chaired the OCBA’s Membership Committee, and is a past director of the New Lawyers Committee.
Her legal skills and commitment to the profession are well-recognized. Michigan Lawyers Weekly honored Lisa as a 2014 “Woman in the Law.” She has been recognized by Michigan Super Lawyer Magazine since 2011, first as a “Rising Star” and now as a "Super Lawyer" for Government, Cities and Municipalities. She was also selected for Best Lawyers in America® for Municipal Law and as a “Top Lawyer” for dBusiness Magazine.