Alisa specializes in complex personal injury litigation and products liability with a focus on aviation. Her
successes, advocating on behalf of victims, are driven by a passion to make flying safer for everyone. She
has experience working on experimental aircraft, helicopter, single engine, and commercial and charter
In addition to representing travelers who have been injured on commercial flights, she also proudly
represents pilots and flight attendants injured on airplanes. Alisa’s cases have been profiled by
CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, The Today Show, Le Monde, The Wall Street Journal,
MSNBC.com, CNN.com, NBC News L.A., and Macleans Magazine.
Alisa is a former Chair of the Aviation Section for the American Association of Justice, Aviation Section of
the King County Bar Association, Chair of the Products Liability Section for the Washington State
Association for Justice, and former Newsletter Editor for the Aviation Section of the National Trial
Lawyers Association. In 2006 Alisa served as a founding board member of MAMAS, the Mother Attorney
Mentoring Association of Washington. In 2007 Alisa served as President of King County Washington
Women Lawyers. In 2010 Alisa was honored to be selected to speak at the Washington State Bar
Association Best of CLE- Encore of Excellence. And in 2014 Alisa acted as Editor in Chief for the
Washington State Association of Justice Product Liability Deskbook.
Other attorneys in the community often call on Alisa for her aviation law expertise. She has unique
experience in the field of aviation, having studied Air and Space Law at Leiden University in the
Netherlands. Alisa moved to Seattle after attending Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. She lives
with her husband, Matt Geise, and their two daughters in Seattle.
Alisa is licensed to practice in Washington and admitted in the United States District Court Western
District of Washington. She has been admitted pro hac vice in Alaska, California, Oregon, Pennsylvania,
Illinois, Minnesota and Arizona.