Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Lissa Klein is an attorney in Hall Booth Smith's Atlanta office. Ms. Klein has a wide variety of experience in all areas of workers’ compensation defense and at all administrative and state appellate levels. Outside of work, Ms. Klein enjoys tennis, hiking and traveling. She lives in Sandy Springs with her family.
Ms. Klein focuses her practice on the defense of employers, insurers and self-insurers throughout the state of Georgia, representing clients at all administrative and state appellate levels. Ms. Klein has also successfully settled many claims for her clients, including those with high probabilities of catastrophic designation. Ms. Klein's top priority is to work towards securing the best possible outcome for each claim.
University of Texas, B.A., History, 2004
South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2007
ABA Workers’ Compensation and Employers Liability Committee
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
"Texting While Driving: Not Only Against the Law, But a Bar to Workers' Compensation Benefits As Well", Workplace Health magazine, Spring 2016
"When is an Owner Also A Statutory Employer?", May 2016, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog
"Medicaid's Right to Recovery in Workers' Compensation Claims", June 2014, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog
"The Neverending (Catastrophic) Story: Catastrophic Claimants and the O.C.G.A. §34-9-104 Statute of Limitation", September 2015, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog
"The Neverending (Catastrophic) Story: Catastrophic Claimants and the O.C.G.A. §34-9-104 Statute of Limitation", USLAW DigiKnow Newsletter. Click here to see the full newsletter.
Co-Authored: Lissa F. Klein & Antonio L. Jeffrey, "Where Do We Go From Here? A Review of Recent Decisions Concerning the Exclusive Remedy Provisions of Workers' Compensation Statutes in Florida and Oklahoma", American Bar Association's Workers' Compensation And Employers' Liability Law Committee newsletter, Winter 2015, p.7&12.
"New Supreme Court Ruling: Who is a "Supervisor" in Harassment Cases?", July 2013, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog
Case Law Update, February 2013, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog
Claimant Training Day: The Recent Development of "IME Prep", April 2012, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog
Investigating Psychic Injuries in Georgia Workers' Compensation Claims: It Can Be Done!, December 2011, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog