Lisa Hanchey has joined the Lafayette office of Ogletree, Deakins, a labor and employment law firm representing management. She is serving as of counsel.
Hanchey most recently worked for the U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana, where she served as a law clerk to Magistrate Judge Carol Whitehurst. Hanchey has almost a decade of litigation experience, and her practice will expand across all aspects of labor and employment law to strengthen the firm’s Lafayette presence.
Hanchey is very active in the legal community. She is a participant in local and statewide professional groups, including the Inn of Court of Acadiana, the Louisiana Bar Foundation and the Lafayette Bar Association. A former journalist, she has written numerous articles on business, medicine, travel and food and has received two Louisiana Press Association Awards.
Hanchey earned her juris doctor from the LSU Law Center and a bachelor's degree in journalism from LSU.