1500 Mahan Drive
Suite 200
Tallahassee, Florida 32308
Tallahassee Office

Phone: (850) 224-4070
Fax: (850) 224-4073
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Lisa B. Fountain


Areas of Practice

Employment Law
Litigation and Appellate Law
Local Government Law

Ms. Fountain is a seasoned civil litigator with over 30 years of experience litigating complex actions. Ms. Fountain is a Martindale-Hubbell AV-Preeminent rated lawyer and was named to The Best Lawyers in America ® in 2023.

Ms. Fountain began her career in 1992 as a plaintiff’s attorney where her practice included litigating general liability matters, medical negligence actions, personal injury claims, class actions and product liability cases.

Ms. Fountain later served as a hospital and physician defense attorney where she represented physicians, hospitals, and health systems in the defense of medical negligence cases involving wrongful death, profound spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries, birth related injuries, medication errors, pharmaceutical products as well as matters involving physician credentialing, peer review and HIPAA issues. Ms. Fountain’s practice has also included administrative and governmental matters with a focus on health care facilities and providers.

In 2009, Ms. Fountain expanded her civil litigation practice to include all areas of Employment Law with a focus on discrimination and sexual harassment cases, whistleblower claims, ADEA, ADA, FMLA claims, internal investigations on behalf of employers, as well as constitutional violations. She represents employers statewide, including state and local governmental entities, in state and federal court.

Ms. Fountain has lectured and published articles both statewide and nationally on labor and employment issues, civil litigation issues, patient safety organizations, medical records, and other health care related issues.

Prior Professional Experience

  • Litigator, Margol & Pennington, 1992 – 2003
  • Litigator, Smith Hulsey & Busey, 2006-2008
  • Litigator, Akerman Senterfitt, 2008-2009
  • Litigator, Sniffen & Spellman, P.A., 2009 – 2024

Professional, Civic & Community Involvement

  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Admitted to practice in all courts of the State of Florida, the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Tallahassee Bar Association, former Board Member
  • Tallahassee Women Lawyer’s Association
  • Florida Women’s Lawyer’s Association
  • Capital Tiger Bay Club
  • Network of Entrepreneurs & Business Advocates
  • Federalist Society
  • Florida Economic Club
  • Former Board Member of the Downtown Business Association of Tallahassee
  • Florida Association of County Attorneys


  • J.D., Stetson University, cum laude, 1992
  • B.S., Communication Studies, Florida State University, cum laude, 1989