Full Name
Lisa McFall
Job Title
Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel
Workday, Inc.
Speaker Bio
Lisa McFall is Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Workday, Inc. She leads the legal and compliance teams that support Workday’s products and infrastructure including Product & Technology Legal, Data & Privacy Engineering; Privacy; M&A, Intellectual Property; and Data Compliance and Strategic Programs. In her nearly 10 years with Workday, she has also led the litigation, cybersecurity, inbound legal, and corporate investigation functions.

Before joining Workday, Ms. McFall co-founded and was Managing Director of Ovidian Group, LLC, a strategic intellectual property consulting firm. While at Ovidian, she developed deep expertise in all facets of strategic IP risk management along with patent acquisition, monetization and enforcement strategies.

Prior to Ovidian, Ms. McFall served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel, at Yahoo!, where she was head of IP Litigation and Conflict Management.

Ms. McFall spent 10 years litigating patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret cases at Brown & Bain and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. She has litigated cases in a wide variety of tribunals, including numerous U.S. District Courts, the Federal Circuit and the International Trade Commission, and has also arbitrated matters with the American Arbitration Association and the International Chamber of Commerce.

Ms. McFall received her Juris Doctorate degree with honors from the University of Wisconsin School of Law, where she was Managing Editor of the Law Review and President of the Moot Court Board. Ms. McFall received her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Stanford University where she focused on US-Soviet civil/military relations.
Lisa McFall