Lisa Ann Cooney

SVP, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Since 2020, Lisa has been a member of the Day & Zimmermann Leadership Council, which helps to shape the CEO’s vision for the future of the organization. Lisa is the first female GC in the Company’s 120+ year history, she leads a team of 30 plus high-performing individuals across multiple geographies and time zones, and she subscribes to the vision that attorneys are partners, not impediments, to lawful business operations.

Prior to her current role, Lisa was General Counsel for Yoh, D&Z’s recruiting and staffing business, where she guided litigation strategy, was responsible for contract negotiation and advice, and supported M&A and due diligence activities for several acquisitions. Staffing Industry Analyst has included Lisa on its 2022 Global Power 150 List of Women Leaders.

Lisa is a vocal advocate for diversity and inclusion; she is the Executive Sponsor of the Company’s True Colors Employee Resource Group and was a long-serving member of the Company’s Executive Diversity and Inclusion Board.

Lisa is a graduate of Douglass College at Rutgers University and the Rutgers University School of Law. While at Rutgers Law, Lisa was the Lead Research Editor for the Rutger’s Law Journal (the competitive law review), was a Lyndon B. Johnson Fellow, and was a teaching assistant. She is a member of the Corporate Governance Committee for the Forum for Executive Women, and a member of the National Association of Women Lawyers, the Association of Corporate Counsel, and the Philadelphia Business Council for Business Economics.