Lisa Ottomanelli began her legal career in the finance department of Latham & Watkins, a top international law firm, representing borrowers, lenders, and sponsors in complex financing transactions. She later joined GeneralCounselWest, where she counseled and advised Fortune 500 and emerging healthcare companies on a wide range of corporate, transactional, and contractual matters. Lisa joined NVA in 2019 and led the Corporate Finance and Governance Team, responsible for legal support of debt, equity, joint ventures, and corporate governance.
Prior to her legal career, Lisa earned her BA in Political Science from Columbia University and her JD from Pepperdine University.
As Head of Legal for Ethos, Lisa is responsible for leading a team of lawyers, compliance professionals, and legal support staff to provide support in key areas of the business, including employment and litigation, governance, risk and compliance, M&A, joint ventures, commercial contracts, and real estate. Lisa works closely with Ethos leadership team members and functional leaders to create internal policies and procedures that drive compliance and promote strategic business objectives.