Lisa Krim

Georgetown University

Senior Advisor to the President for Faculty Relations

Lisa Krim serves as Senior Advisor to the President for Faculty Relations at Georgetown University.  In this role, she leads efforts to develop University-wide faculty policy and supports and collaborates with campus and school faculty and administrators on a full range of faculty affairs issues, to advance the University’s mission, goals and strategic priorities.   She also develops programs and resources to support faculty to be effective leaders in administrative and governance roles. Her portfolio also includes leading university-wide gender initiatives, including serving as Chair of the Advisory Board for the Georgetown Gender Justice+ Initiative; member of the Gender Equity Task Force; and advising student leaders on the OWN IT Women’s Leadership Summit.   From 2014-18, Lisa co-founded and served as Chair of the Georgetown Women’s Alliance, and from 2015-2017, she also served as one of Georgetown’s liaisons to the United Nation’s HeForShe global initiative for gender equity.  Lisa also serves on the board of the Georgetown University Social Innovation for Public Good (SIPS) Fund.  

Prior to this role, she served in Georgetown’s Office of General Counsel for 15 years, including service as Interim Vice President and General Counsel from 2012-2013.  While in the General Counsel's office, she served as the University's senior employment counsel, and handled a wide array of complex legal matters on behalf of the University. 

Before coming to Georgetown, Lisa practiced labor and employment law at O’Melveny & Myers LLP in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. She also served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable J. Spencer Letts of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Lisa graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University with a degree in public policy, and earned her law degree from UCLA School of Law, where she was elected to UCLA Law Review and Order of the Coif.