Ms. Carlisle’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation matters, including class actions and multidistrict litigationswith an emphasis on breach of contract, business tort, securities law, intellectual property, products liability and toxic tort issues. She is also experienced in international litigation and arbitration, including the enforcement of arbitral awards in U.S. courts and the interplay between the court system and arbitral tribunals.
Ms. Carlisle has extensive experience working with clients to develop effective case strategies from the of the litigation process through trial, and is well-versed in all aspects of case managementincluding motion practice, discovery, appellate litigation, and trial preparation. She is skilled in taking and defending depositions, presenting oral arguments, conducting negotiations and representing clients in mediations and settlement discussions.
Ms. Carlisle also maintains an active pro bono practice, focused on human rights and women's issues. She has represented a diverse array of clients, including victims of human trafficking and domestic abuse and individuals seeking asylum based on political conditions and women's rights issues. She has also researched and written reports for several human rights organizations on a variety of topics.
In addition to her law practice, Ms. Carlisle is a at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, where she teaches courses on pretrial advocacy and depositions, and assists with clinical programs. She is also an active member of the State Bar of California, serving as an of the Bar’s International Law Section, ditor of The California International Law Journal, and member of the International Law Section’s Public International Law Committee.
Ms. Carlisle graduated from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in 2009. While in law school, she served as the & for the Journal of International Human Rights, and participated in a year-long clinical program with the school’s Center for International Human Rights. Prior to joining Yukevich | Cavanaugh, Ms. Carlisle worked at several large international law firms across the country.
Ms. Carlisle is a member of the bar in California, New York, and the District of Columbia, and admitted to practice before many federal courts.