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Lisa Tan is a founding partner of Russakow / Greene & Tan, LLP.  Her clients include companies in a variety of industries including software, financial services, pharmaceutical, chemicals, marketing, sales and distribution organizations.  Ms. Tan specializes in business litigation and civil litigation, with particular emphasis on unfair competition, business fraud, complex contractual, business tort matters for major local and national clients. She has also represented clients in litigation involving international business disputes.  Her experience includes all aspects of litigation from mediations to trials and arbitrations. 

Ms. Tan helps clients protect trade secrets through contracts, internal security procedures and litigation to prosecute and defend claims of misappropriation.  She advises companies on legal considerations when employees move between competitors; on fashioning restrictive covenant and intellectual property ownership agreements and protocols for resolving intellectual property use and ownership disputes outside of court.      

Ms. Tan received the distinction of being named “Super Lawyer Rising Star” by Los Angeles Magazine in 2009, 2010, and 2011.  She was also voted "Top Attorney" by her peers in Pasadena Magazine in 2009 and 2010.

Lisa Tan received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of Southern California.  Ms. Tan is admitted to practice law in all California state courts and the United States District Court, Central and Northern Districts. She is an Ambassador of the Pasadena Bar Association and has served as Mandatory Settlement Officer for the Los Angeles County Superior Court.


Languages spoken: Chinese, Gan

Practice areas


  1. Business: 40%
  2. Litigation: 20%
  3. Contracts: 20%
  4. Employment: 20%



Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Russakow & Tan, LLP

790 East Green Street.
Pasadena, CA, 91101


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2013
Top AttorneysPasadena Magazine2013
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2012
Top AttorneysPasadena Magazine2012
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2011
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2010
Top AttorneysPasadena Magazine2010
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2009
Top AttorneysPasadena Magazine2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerRussakow / Greene & Tan, LLP2010 - Present
PartnerRussakow Ryan & Johnson2005 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pasadena Bar AssociationAmbassadorN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Phillipine American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Daily JournalCatch me if you can, but why bother?N/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of Southern CaliforniaInternational RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
UMT Chinese DelegationU.S. Business Law2011