Lisa A. Ellis

Director and Senior Counsel
Discover Financial Services

Lisa A. Ellis is a Director and Senior Counsel in the Law Department of Discover Financial Services.  Ms. Ellis manages a wide variety of litigation matters ranging from individual consumer lawsuits to nationwide class actions and regulatory actions for Discover’s suite of consumer products, including credits cards, student loans and personal loans, as well as Discover’s payment services business.  Prior to joining Discover in 2010, Ms. Ellis was a litigation partner in Holland & Knight LLP’s Chicago office, serving on a team of national coordinating counsel for a major tire manufacturer.  Ms. Ellis received her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2001 and her B.A. from Indiana University in 1996.  Ms. Ellis is admitted to the state bar of Illinois, as well as various federal district courts.