Lisa Weinstein is a director at Grant & Eisenhofer and leads the firm’s birth injury litigation division. Her practice primarily focuses on representing women and children in birth injury and birth trauma litigation.
Prior to joining G&E, Ms. Weinstein founded The Weinstein Law Group, where she represented children who were victims of medical malpractice and birth injuries. In her practice as a plaintiffs’ trial lawyer, Lisa has successfully litigated personal injury, medical malpractice and birth injury matters resulting in multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts. Representative examples include an $8 million settlement in a case against Wayne County after her client’s child suffered brain damage due to lack of oxygen during the labor and delivery process and a $20 million verdict in a brain damaged baby case.
Ms. Weinstein was a speaker at the 2015 New Jersey Association for Justice seminar covering “When Medical Malpractice and Mass Tort Overlap,” and at the 2016 North American Brain Injury Society’s annual conference, speaking on “Representing Children with Acquired TBI.”
Ms. Weinstein has been selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers and has been honored by The National Trial Lawyers in the “Top 40 Under 40” for the past six years. She is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum as well as the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, recognized for her work in obtaining several notable settlements and verdicts. Ms. Weinstein is an active member of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group, the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus and the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois. She is also an Arbitrator for the Circuit Court of Cook County and is a Board Member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.
Ms. Weinstein authored “Understanding Newborn Strokes,” published in the May 2017 issue of Trial magazine. Additionally, she is the co-editor of the American Association for Justice Birth Trauma Litigation Group Newsletter.
Ms. Weinstein earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and graduated cum laude from DePaul University College of Law.