Lisa Roquemore

With considerable expertise with National Vaccine Injury Act in addition to substantial civil litigation work, Lisa A. Roquemore assists clients with vaccine related injuries and those who face difficult litigation issues.

A recent honor for Ms. Roquemore is admission to practice before the United States Supreme Court as member of the Court.

Previously, Ms. Roquemore was a partner at Broker & Associates; McQueen & Ashman; Feldhake, August & Roquemore LLP; Meserve, Mumper & Hughes LLP and prior to that, was a partner at Neben & Starrett, Inc. Her practice involves National Vaccine Act litigation as well as business, commercial, real estate, securities fraud, fraudulent conveyance, writ of attachment/receivers, intellectual property and employer/employee litigation matters in both State and Federal court.

Ms. Roquemore is a member of the United States Federal Court of Claims and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, where she represents Petitioners with serious vaccine-related injuries pursuant to the National Vaccine Injury Act under Title 42 of the United States Code. Additional information available on our "Cases" page.

Ms. Roquemore was one of the lead attorneys for the single largest bond purchaser in a complex Municipal Bond Securities Fraud case entitled In re Heritage Bond Litigation, 02-ML-1475-DT and CV01-5752 DT (RCx). Issues ranged from securities fraud, fraud, fraudulent conveyances, negligence, conspiracy, breach of fiduciary duties, among others against the Indenture Trustee, promoter, underwriter, underwriter's counsel, appraisers, market feasibility consultants and various officers and directors. She obtained a 24 million dollar writ of attachment and injunctive relief as remedy for fraudulent conveyance on the promoter's residence. She was successful in recovery in excess of $11,000,000 in settlement funds overall.

In addition, Ms. Roquemore has extensive experience in all aspects of bankruptcy, insolvency, business reorganization, debtor/creditor matters, trustee matters, and related litigation as they pertain to Chapter 11 Reorganizations, Chapter 7 liquidations, and State Court commercial business and financial litigation. Ms. Roquemore also has experience in formulating non-bankruptcy alternatives, such as Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors, work-out options and financial planning. She has represented Chapter 11 Debtor-in-Possessions in complex Chapter 11 proceedings, Chapter 7 Debtors, Chapter 7 Trustees and Creditors. Her practice also extends to exemption planning and tax issues as they relate to bankruptcy.

A native of California, Ms. Roquemore received her Juris Doctorate Degree in San Diego from California Western School of Law (1988) and a Bachelor of Arts Degree, with distinction in Psychology with a Sociology Minor from San Diego State University (1985). During her third year of law school, she served as an intern with the Honorable Louise DeCarl Adler, United States Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of California.

Areas of Practice:

Vaccine Act Litigation
Business Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
Securities Fraud Litigation
Fraudulent Conveyance Litigation
Writ of Attachment/Receiver
Intellectual Property Litigation
Employer-Employee Litigation
Bankruptcy/Assignment for the Benefit of Creditor
Exemption Planning

Bar Admissions:

California, 1989
U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1989
U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1992
U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1994
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1996
U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2009
Supreme Court of the United States, member and officer, 2010


California Western School of Law, San Diego, California, 1988 Juris Doctor
Honors: Sigma Nu Phi
Honors: Dean's Honor List, Spring, 1988; Dean's Honor List, Fall 1989
Honors: National Dean's List (10th Annual Edition)
Honors: Director of Social Affairs 1986-1987

Law Review: Adelphi Law Review, Comment Editor, 1987 – 1988

San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 1985, B.A.
Honors: Dean's List Spring 1985; Fall 1984; Spring 1984
Honors: Distinction in Psychology
Major: Psychology
Minor: Sociology

Professional Associations and Memberships:

California State Bar Association Member

American Bar Association Member

Federal Bar Association

Orange County Bar Association
Member, Litigation Section, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section

Orange County Bar Association, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section
Publicity Chairman, 1995 and 1996

Orange County Bankruptcy Forum

Peter M. Elliott Inns of Court

William P. Gray Legion Lex Inns of Court, 1996 - 1997

Orange County Chapter, National Association of Women Business Owners, 1997 - 2002
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