Lisa A. Specht Attorney At Law

Lisa A. Specht - Attorney at Law


T 407.843.8880
F 407.244.5690
D 407.244.5604
Orlando 301 East Pine Street Suite 1400 Orlando, Florida 32801

Lisa is member of the securities practice group and focuses on corporate, partnership and limited liability company matters, including formation and governance, purchases and sales, reorganizations, and federal and state tax planning. Lisa also has experience obtaining private letter rulings from the Internal Revenue Service and handling federal and state tax controversy matters at both the administrative and trial court levels.

  • Background

    Lisa is a native of the Pacific Northwest. She earned undergraduate degrees in German and International Business from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1989 and spent a year studying history and art history at the Universität Regensburg in Regensburg, Germany. Prior to attending and while at the University of Colorado, Lisa was a competitive snow skier. After graduating from college, Lisa worked as a financial consultant in Madras, India, and as a financial software tester with Microsofort Lisa obtained her law degree from Georgetown University in 1993 and her master of laws in taxation from the University of Florida in 1994. Also in 1994, Lisa joined the federal income tax group of a large Pacific Northwest/Intermountain law firm, where she focused on corporate and partnership tax issues, tax litigation, and executive compensation planning. Lisa joined GrayRobinson in 1998.

  • Education
    • University of Colorado, Boulder, B.S. (international business, 1989), B.A. (German, 1989)
      • Golden Key (Scholastic Honorary)
      • Sigma Iota Epsilon (Business Honorary)
      • Dean's List
      • Delta Sigma Pi (Business Fraternity)
      • L'Association Internationale des Etudiantes en Sciences Economiques et Commercial (International Business Association)
      • Editor, Business Review
      • Student Government Representative
      • College of Business
      • Member of College of Business Student Disciplinary Committee
    • Georgetown University, J.D. (cum laude, 1993)
      • Top 15th Percentile
      • Dean's List
      • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
      • Student Advocacy Award
      • Harrison Institute for Public Law Economic
      • Development Project
      • International Law Society
      • Committee on Professional Responsibility
    • University of Florida, LL.M. (taxation, 1994)
      • Graduate Assistant Scholarship
      • Graduate Assistant to Professor Michael Oberst
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • U.S. Tax Court
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
      • Tax Law Section
    • The Oregon Bar (Inactive)
    • American Bar Association
      • Tax Law Section
    • International Tax Roundtable
  • Civic
    • Leadership Orlando, Class 53
  • Presentations and Seminars
    • "Death, Taxes and Bankruptcy: Only 2 out of 3 are Inevitable," Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association  Luncheon, Orlando, Florida, March 20, 2014 
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2021-2024
      • Corporate Law
      • Tax Law
    • Orlando Magazine, Best Lawyers, 2021