Lisa A. Wilson

Position title: Senior University Legal Counsel


Phone: 608-262-2668

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Lisa Wilson is Senior University Legal Counsel, and joined the office in 2003. Her primary areas of practice include human participants research, stem cell research, research contracting, research compliance, and public records. In this regard, she advises university investigators and other staff on regulations governing research with human participants or with stem cells.  Lisa serves as an advisor to the University’s Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), the FDA Regulated Research Oversight Program, the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), the HRPP Quality and Compliance Operations Committee and its Advisory Committee, and the Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee.  She also advises the public records custodian and deputy custodian on matters related to requests for university records. Before joining the University, Lisa clerked for the Illinois Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, and worked in private practice. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1993, and graduated summa cum laude from Northern Illinois University College of Law in 1999, where she served as an editor for the Law Review.