P 847 910 2317 F 312 277 2378 E lisa@lisajsaul.com

real estate law

about lisa

Lisa represents clients on residential and commercial real estate transactions, as well as general corporate matters. Prior to starting her own practice, Lisa was in the Real Estate group at Mayer Brown LLP from 2001 until 2008. During this time, Lisa worked extensively on commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, real estate finance transactions, and zoning. Lisa subsequently served as in-house counsel at Corus Bank, where she focused on construction lending, and in-house counsel at Mission Measurement, where her focus was on commercial transactions and general corporate matters.

Lisa serves as Chair of the IMD Guest House Foundation Board of Directors and also on the Executive Board of the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation.

practice focus

Represents buyers and sellers in all aspects of the negotiation and closing of real estate purchases and sales.
  • Reviews real estate contract and proposes changes during attorney review period
  • Documents inspection related requests
  • Works in conjunction with lender to ensure financing contingency deadlines are met
  • Orders title and survey
  • Reviews all issues with regard to title and survey
  • Coordinates with real estate agents throughout the closing process to keep them abreast of progress and closing date
  • Reviews loan documents
  • Prepares sale documents and closing statement
  • Represents buyers and sellers in acquisitions and dispositions of various property types
  • Negotiates the purchase and sale contract
  • Reviews title and survey
  • Negotiates loan documents
  • Represents owners and developers in securing approvals for real estate projects
  • Assists in the application process through local, state and federal agencies
  • Represents owners and developers at public hearings
  • Represents lenders and borrowers in various real estate finance transactions
  • Drafts and negotiates loan documents
  • Assists in the formation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies
  • Drafts and negotiates contracts


Tulane University, B.S., 1998, Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2001, Cum Laude

bar admissions

District of Columbia