Notable Women in Law Lisa Spencer

Lisa Spencer

Attorney, president, and shareholder, Henson Efron


In January 2020, Lisa Spencer became the first woman to be elected president of Henson Efron. She has helped shape the Minneapolis-based firm’s niche, in a time when many firms are merging or being acquired. She has 19 years of experience in family law, working on complex issues including business valuations, tax implications, intellectual property, executive compensation, and nonmarital property. She is also chair of the 4th District Ethics Committee and president of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (MN AAML).

In 2020, Spencer was named a Best Lawyers’ Minneapolis Lawyer of the Year (family law) and a Best Lawyer in America.