Lysa M. Friedlieb is a Partner in the Ft. Lauderdale office of Resnick & Louis P.C., where she practices primarily in complex commercial litigation matters as an insurance defense attorney with extensive experience in construction defect litigation, first party property, product liability negligence and premise liability matters. Lysa has experience litigating a wide variety of construction disputes ranging from defect and delay claims to lien and contract disputes emanating from condominium and homeowner association construction claims, governmental projects and single family homes.
For over twenty-five years, Lysa has represented many of the country’s leading insurance carriers, assisting them in finding effective solutions to their legal challenges. From beginning to end, Lysa works with claims professionals to investigate and evaluate claims appropriately, determine the liability exposure for the insured and any negligence on the part of the plaintiff, arrive at case management strategies, and aggressively defend insureds when necessary.
Additionally, Lysa has experience in interpreting insurance policies and litigating coverage issues. Her practice extends from traditional insurance-related issues to complex litigation in state and federal courts. Lysa was heavily involved in the mass tort/product liability state and federal class action cases regarding Chinese drywall sulfurous off-gassing, and argued substantive motions limiting claims brought against home builders, which Judge Fallon, who oversaw the Chinese Drywall MDL, adopted.
Lysa was born in Miami, raised and educated in New York. She received her B.A. degree from the State University of New York, Albany, graduated cum laude, and received her J.D., from Brooklyn Law School. While in law school she clerked for state circuit court Judge E. Pincus and worked at the famed Carnegie Deli.
Lysa enjoys travelling, and spending time with family and friends. She is an avid photographer, enjoys hiking, swimming and working in her garden.
Lysa is licensed to practice law in the states of Florida and New York.
• Amerisure Ins. Co. v. R.L. Lantana Boatyard, Ltd., 2012 WL 13018436 (U.S.D.C. S.D. Fla. 2012)
• Pacific Ins. Co., Ltd., v. Aviara Homeowners Ass’n, 2011 WL 13227932 (U.S.D.C. S.D. Fla. 2011)
• Amerisure Ins. Co., v. Albanese Popkin The Oaks Dev. Group, 2010 WL 11505178 (U.S.D.C. S.D. Fla. 2010)
• Royal Indemnity Co. v. Liberty Mutual Fire Ins. Co., 2008 WL 557963 (U.S.D.C. S.D. Fla. 2008)
• Auto-Owners Ins. Co. v. American Yachts Ltd., 2007 WL 9706997 (U.S.D.C. S.D. Fla. 2007)
• Insurance Co. Of North America v. Navigator Yachts, Inc., 2007 WL 9702240 (U.S.D.C. S.D. Fla. 2007)
• Fireman’s Fund Ins. Co. v. Kettleman, 2006 WL 8431565 (U.S.D.C. S.D. Fla. 2006)
• Lipford v. Carnival Corporation, 346 F. Supp. 2d 1276 (U.S.D.C. S.D. Fla. 2004)