Lisa Tenorio-Kutzkey (“LT-K” to colleagues) represents clients in bet-the-company litigation and high-profile, high risk criminal prosecutions and internal investigations. She is the US Chair and Global Co-Chair of DLA Piper’s Antitrust & Competition Group and the US leader of DLA Piper’s Global Cartel Practice, where she oversees nearly 60 partners in 40 countries.

Her more than 20 years’ experience as a seasoned litigator – coupled with her background as a former federal prosecutor – has established her as the "go-to" lawyer for companies and individuals facing government scrutiny. Known as "smart, tactical, and experienced,” clients and peers have described Lisa as a "brilliant" attorney with "deft cunning" who "know[s] how to get to the real issue."

Lisa is a former prosecutor with the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division; and with the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California. She was appointed by US Attorney Bob Mueller to the elite Enron Task Force to investigate potential criminal manipulation of the California energy market and related crimes.

Lisa also leads DLA Piper’s Workplace Disputes and Crisis Management team, specializing in employer- and board-led #metoo internal investigations and defense. Her experience includes sensitive employee and culture reviews, sexual misconduct and harassment in the workplace, and whistle-blower and retaliation claims.