Lori and her husband, Marlin Risinger, joined the Jackson Hole community 12 years ago as part time residents. Lori and Marlin raised their three sons in London, where they lived for 17 years. In January 2016 they returned to the US, now splitting their time between Jackson and New York City.
In her early career, Lori worked as a trial attorney at the US Department of Justice, and later became Assistant Special Counsel to the US House of Representatives’ Committee on the Judiciary.
Lori has been actively involved in education related charities. Currently she serves on two non-profit education boards. In addition, for many years she served as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the American School in London, a K-12 independent school in central London.
Lori studied as an undergraduate at Stanford University and received her law degree from the University of Virginia.