Lisa L. Boswell


Lisa L. Boswell is a Partner at Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae LLP.

Ms. Boswell handles complex legal matters for a broad range of individual and corporate clients. She has extensive experience in numerous practice areas, including intellectual property law, commercial and business litigation, real estate litigation, and product liability.

Ms. Boswell has managed multi-million dollar cases for Fortune 500 clients, defending corporate clients against a variety of claims. She has represented defendants in cases involving allegations of copyright infringement, violations of the Lanham Act, and other intellectual property matters. She has also defended clients against class action claims, as well as breach of contract, fraud, discrimination, and wrongful termination allegations.

Ms. Boswell received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Riverside and her Juris Doctorate from the Whittier College School of Law, where she also received the American Jurisprudence Award in Professional Responsibility Practicum Skills.

She is licensed to practice in California, and is also admitted to the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California.

  • Defended newspaper and its reporter against claims of defamation, false light and violation of common law right of publicity brought by internationally renowned billionaire.
  • Represented corporation in federal court action involving allegations of copyright infringement, and violations of the Lanham Act, statutory right of publicity and unfair business practices arising from the unauthorized use of a celebrity’s name, likeness and image.
  • Defended blog against federal court claims for violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act arising from the posting of hundreds of paparazzi photographs.
  • Represented franchisee in litigation involving allegations of violations of statutory and common law right of publicity arising from the use of a model’s images beyond the contracted licensing period.
  • Defended various companies against federal court copyright infringement cases brought by the purported owner of copyrighted computer code.
  • Represented corporation in federal court litigation involving allegations of false designation of origin under the Lanham Act, trade dress infringement, trade dress dilution, and statutory and common law unfair competition relating to a line of crowd control products.
  • Defended company against federal claims of direct and secondary copyright infringement arising from alleged unauthorized duplication and sale of numerous copyrighted celebrity photographs.
  • Represented corporation against federal action involving claims of copyright infringement and violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act for the unauthorized posting of hundreds of copyrighted images.