Lisa S. Northrop is an associate attorney in Swift Currie’s Atlanta office. Her practice is currently centered on automobile litigation, general liability, trucking and transportation litigation, commercial litigation, construction law, premises liability and appellate matters.

Prior to joining Swift Currie, Lisa gained experience as an associate, paralegal and legal assistant at numerous firms. Having worked in these different roles, Lisa has a unique perspective and understanding of the work it takes to support a team of attorneys, as well as the importance of having different points of view to inform case strategy. In her work, Lisa prioritizes personability, attention to detail and providing strategic solutions that meet client needs in a cost-effective way.

To Lisa, being a “swift” attorney means providing clients with comprehensive solutions to their legal issues and executing those problem-solving strategies in an expeditious manner without cutting corners.

Lisa earned her J.D. from the Georgia State University College of Law. She received her B.A. from Emory University.

Professional Associations

  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers 
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association


State Bar of Georgia


Outside of work, Lisa enjoys hiking, reading and spending time with her family, including her husband and two children. She is a member of the PTA at her children’s school and has served as “team mom” for her daughter’s fastpitch softball team.

Bar Admittances

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Georgia


Georgia State University College of Law (J.D., 2020)

Emory University (B.A., 2012)

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