Lisa R. Carter is a lawyer who enjoys helping businesses thrive and implementing solutions to help them mitigate risk and liability. She helps clients with intellectual property issues, client service contracts, vendor agreements, business structuring, employment law and a number of other matters that commonly plague business owners.  Prior to founding Flourish Counsel, Lisa worked as a commercial litigator and represented clients of all sizes ranging from large household name companies to small and mid-size businesses in state and federal court. She has been selected as an Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine several years in a row.  Lisa holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School.