Our Team

Meet the Attorneys

Thomas Pittman attorneys can help your team realize your objectives with the efficiency of a small firm but with the expertise of “best practices” law firms.

Philosophy of contributing to your company’s success drives us to assist our clients every step of the way from formation to exit event.

Ashley Thomas attorney

Ashley Thomas

Ashley co-founded the firm with Walter Bissex in 2010 after practicing law at the international law firm of Norton Rose Fulbright. In addition, Ashley has owned several businesses and acted as executive officer and director in those endeavors. Currently, Ashley focuses most of her time on advising Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies with general corporate representation, mergers and acquisitions, handling corporate and fiduciary duty litigation and disputes, serving as outside general counsel to small and mid-sized companies, and advising entrepreneurs and investors in capital raising transactions.

Lisa Pittman

Lisa Pittman

In 2019, Lisa co-founded the firm Thomas | Pittman, P.C., formerly known as Bissex & Watson, P.C., founded by Ashley Thomas. Lisa spent the previous two years working at Colorado law firms specializing in cannabis law to obtain her Colorado bar license, grow her network, and to learn how to solve issues in the emerging legalized hemp and cannabis industry. Since 2014, Lisa has been actively involved in cannabis and hemp licensing; government relations; federal, multi-state and international regulatory compliance, including hemp CBD FDA labeling; risk mitigation advice; corporate work including business structure and contracts; and litigation pertaining to hemp and cannabis in multiple states. She now brings that expertise back to Texas to combine with her extensive experience litigating commercial business disputes in varied subject matters for 15 years at renowned Texas-based law firms. Lisa focuses on serving clients in the hemp and cannabis industry ranging from investors and funds to plant-touching businesses, as well as ancillary product and service providers.

Anne Grigg

Anne Grigg

Anne joined the firm in 2016 as “Of Counsel” at Bissex & Watson after practicing law at the international law firm of Norton Rose Fulbright US, LLP. Anne counsels various companies on issues related to contract negotiation, company formation, settlement, and litigation. Although her focus at the firm is advising and building businesses and companies, she has extensive experience in all manner of disputes and litigation. In many situations, her focus is to avoid litigation through creative and efficient solutions including pre-trial practice, negotiation, and mediation. However, she also has experience in all aspects of litigation.