Phone (815) 636-1800
Fax (815) 636-2860
Lisa Munch represents major healthcare organizations and healthcare professionals in professional liability defense and other litigation, as well as in transactional matters.
Ms. Munch has both jury and bench trial experience, and has also provided services to clients in mediation settings. She is a trained arbitrator and participates in Winnebago County’s Alternative Dispute Resolution program.
Lisa Munch joined Langhenry, Gillen, Lundquist and Johnson LLC in 2017. Ms. Munch previously worked with Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP and also practiced with Lord, Bissell & Brook, where she also focused her practice in medical malpractice defense. Prior to that, she was an Assistant State’s Attorney in Winnebago County.
Before earning her law degree, Ms. Munch served in the United States Army, where she was a Military Police Officer and Investigator. While serving, she earned the Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the Military Police Commandant’s Award for Outstanding Performance.
Lisa was born in Sycamore, Illinois. She graduated from the University of South Carolina and went on to graduate from the Northern Illinois University College of Law, cum laude. She was an associate judge of the Moot Court Society.
Lisa is a member of the Bar of the State of Illinois, the U.S. District Court of Illinois, and the U.S. District Court of Nebraska. She is a member of the Winnebago County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. In 2009, Lisa was recognized as a “Rising Star” by Illinois Super Lawyers magazine and is a member of the Leading Lawyers Network, where she was selected by her peers in consecutive years from 2011 through 2017 as a Leading Lawyer in Health Law and Medical Malpractice Defense Law.
When not practicing law, Lisa serves as a board member, two terms as Chair, for Remedies Renewing Lives, an organization that provides outpatient substance abuse treatment and operates a shelter for domestic violence victims; and as a member of the local military draft board. She was previously a board member of the Rockford Health System Visiting Nurses Association and chair of their Professional Advisory Committee.
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