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L Tripp

Lisa Tripp

Associate Professor


404-872-3593 Ext. 275


B.S., East Carolina University, magna cum laude
J.D., George Washington University Law School, cum laude

Courses Taught

Health Care Law; Remedies; Torts

Career Highlights

SSRN Papers

Lisa Tripp is an Associate Professor at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, Atlanta Georgia. She teaches Health Care Law, Torts and Remedies. Professor Tripp practiced health care law and commercial litigation prior to joining the faculty of Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in 2006. As an attorney for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Professor Tripp focused primarily on long term care enforcement. She litigated many cases involving physical and sexual abuse, elopements, falls, neglect and substandard quality of care. Professor Tripp currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Leadership Council of The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care. She has served on health quality measurement committees and panels for the National Quality Forum and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC). Professor Tripp received her law degree, with honors, from George Washington University Law School, in Washington, D.C.


Member, Measures Applications Partnership Post-Acute Care/Long-Term Care Workgroup, National Quality Forum, Washington, D.C., April 2011 to present

Panelist, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) Panel on Quality Measures for Long Term Care Hospitals, Washington, D.C., October 2010

Member, Emory University, Institutional Review Board, Atlanta, Georgia, September 2010 to June 2012

Steering Committee, National Quality Forum, National Voluntary Consensus Standards for Nursing Homes, Washington, D.C., April 2010 to November 2010

Chairperson, Leadership Council, The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care, Washington, D.C., October 2012 to present


Lisa Tripp, AT&T v. Concepcion: The Problem of a False Majority, forthcoming in the Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, Fall (2013)

Lisa Tripp, Arbitration Agreements Used by Nursing Homes: An Empirical Study and Critique of AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, 35 American Journal of Trial Advocacy 87 (2011)

Lisa Tripp, The Medico-Legal Aspects Of Dementia-Driven Resident-To-Resident Sexual Abuse In Nursing Homes, 12 Marquette Elder’s Advisor 363 (2011)

Lisa Tripp, A Senior Moment: The Executive Branch Solution to the Problem of Binding Arbitration Agreements in Nursing Home Admission Contracts, 31 Campbell Law Review 157 (2009)