Lisa A. Cairo


Lisa A. Cairo is a Partner in the Firm’s Municipal Law Practice Group, its Litigation Practice Group and its Real Estate Practice Group. Ms. Cairo received her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts Degree, with honors, from Loyola College in Maryland in 1999. While attending college, Ms. Cairo spent a semester studying at Richmond University in London. Ms. Cairo received her Juris Doctorate Degree from Hofstra University School of Law in 2002.

Ms. Cairo regularly appears before Municipal Boards and Industrial Development Agencies throughout Long Island. Ms. Cairo also represents both private and municipal clients in litigation matters in both State and Federal Court and serves as counsel to the Board of Appeals for the Village of Valley Stream.

After completing law school, Ms. Cairo served as a Law Clerk in the Supreme Court of Nassau County, where she participated as a Program Coordinator for the Law Student Summer Internship Program. Ms. Cairo also worked at a Nassau County law firm, focusing on land use and zoning, real estate and matrimonial matters.

Ms. Cairo is the Co-Chairperson of The Pat Cairo Family Foundation, Inc., for those struggling with cancer, an organization dedicated to raising funds for cancer research and treatment. Currently, she is the Vice President of the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Nassau County, a member of the Board of Directors of the Nassau County Bar Association and also serves as a Vice President of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association. Most recently, Ms. Cairo was named one of the 2017 Long Island Power Women in Business.

  • B.A., Loyola College in Maryland, with honors -1999
  • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law – 2002

  • New York
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