Lisa M. Conmy


Lisa Conmy is a highly experienced venture finance lawyer, serving as outside General Counsel to a number of privately held companies. She is a partner based in the Denver office of the firm where she is a member of the Transactional & Securities Practices and co-chairs the Private Equity & Venture Capital Practices.

Lisa regularly counsels clients on business formation and corporate governance, general corporate and commercial contract counseling, and a variety of other corporate legal matters. She has a particular focus on the representation of venture capital funds and companies in venture capital financings, venture debt and exit transactions. Her clients span a range of industries, including technology, food and beverage, health care, manufacturing, and insurance.

Prior to joining Foley, Lisa was an associate in the Silicon Valley office of another law firm, where her practice concentrated on mergers and acquisitions and the representation of venture funds and emerging growth companies in fundraising and exit transactions.

Awards and Recognition

  • Illinois Super Lawyers–Rising Stars® (2015 & 2016)
  • The Legal 500 in the area of finance – project finance (2013), mergers, acquisitions and buyouts (2014), M&A/corporate and commercial – venture capital and emerging companies (2015)*
11 September 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents Trading Technologies in Acquisition of Abel Noser Solutions

Foley & Lardner LLP represented Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT), a global capital markets technology platform provider, in its acquisition of Abel Noser Solutions, LLC, an industry-leading provider of transaction cost analysis (TCA) for investment managers, brokers, asset owners, and consultants, from Abel Noser Holdings, a majority-owned portfolio company of Estancia Capital Partners.
9 May 2023 Events

DEI UnDemo Day

On May 9, Foley & Lardner LLP partnered with and attended the Renaissance Venture Capital UnDemo Day®.
17 March 2023 Innovative Technology Insights

The Future of Venture Debt

Cash is the lifeblood of any business. Venture-backed companies without a financial history or proven track record are often unable to qualify for a more traditional loan with a big bank.
21 September 2022 Events

Legal considerations for high-growth startups: Venture Debt

Traditional venture capital is structured as equity. But there are times when entrepreneurs can leverage debt from banks or non-bank lenders. How is this structured and what are the considerations? This session is presented by Partner Lisa Conmy and Of Counsel Alidad Vakili.
01 September 2022 Press Releases

Foley Represents Cannabis Startup NOXX on $15M Debt Financing

16 August 2022 Press Releases

Foley Represents NEA as Lead Investor in $4.2M Funding Round for Regression Games

Foley & Lardner LLP represented New Enterprise Associates (NEA) as the lead investor in the $4.2 million funding round for Regression Games, an AI gaming and esports startup company.