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Eileen Lysaught joined Laner Muchin in 2024 as Of Counsel, launching the Firm’s Corporate and Commercial Services practice. With over 30 years of experience in business and corporate counseling, she assists her clients with concerns related to corporate agreements and business and employment law counseling.

Eileen has extensive experience in the drafting, review and negotiation of corporate agreements for clients related to asset sales and purchases, manufacturing, distribution, vendors, licensing, non-disclosure, leases, operating and shareholder agreements. Eileen is adept in drafting handbooks, record retention plans, and corporate policies as well as in assisting in the implementation and training on those policies. She is also well-versed in offering employment law guidance to assist clients on matters such as ADA disability accommodation requests, human resource auditing, preparing offer letters, severance and employment agreements, as well as guiding clients on matters related to EEOC, ADEA, FMLA and Title VII.

Eileen has managed complex human resources issues, training programs and investigations. Prior to joining the firm, she owned a general counsel and business and employment law advisory law firm, where she regularly prepared policies and procedures related to employee leave, sexual harassment, COVID, telehealth and employment handbooks. Eileen also served as Capital Partner for an intellectual property firm where she handled human resources requirements including performance management, onboarding, training and employee counseling in addition to managing all employee training programs such as cybersecurity, sexual harassment, bystander, document retention and more.


  • Member, Society of Human Resource Management, 2006 – Present
  • Member, American Corporate Counsel Association, 1999 – Present
  • Panelist Speaker: Building It To Scale: Growing a SMB at Every Level – Business Minute Clinic (2018)


University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, MBA, 1999

DePaul University – College of Law, J.D., 1991

Illinois Wesleyan University, B.S., 1988


  • Illinois
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