Liz practices in the corporate and intellectual property areas of law. Prior to joining the firm, Liz practiced in the New York office of a Global 100 law firm. During that time, she provided day-to-day advice to corporate clients and assisted with mergers, acquisitions, sales, and joint ventures.
Liz’s experience is reflected in her representative matters:
- Private developer’s counsel in relocation, public-private real estate co-development, and financing for Atlanta Braves spring training stadium and surrounding mixed use development.
- Negotiated licensing agreement for multi-acre artificial recreational water feature utilizing Crystal Lagoons technology.
- Represented a French company in a $205M purchase of a California company with 11 subsidiaries worldwide. Performed due diligence and supervised law firms throughout the world to ensure the entire transaction, from due diligence through post-closing, was smoothly executed.
- Represented a client in a €179M purchase of a German company with two U.S. subsidiaries. Performed due diligence in the United States, working closely with the client from the project’s inception through closing.
- Negotiated long-term capital gain-eligible carried interest joint venture in multi-phase real estate entitlement joint venture.
- Negotiated joint venture for Publix supermarket anchored commercial shopping center acquisition, development, and operation.
- Negotiated joint venture for acquisition and entitlement of golf course, for repurposing as a residential community.
- Represented development team in $200 million joint venture with global private equity firm for acquisition of multi-state residential real estate development community portfolio.
While attending Stanford Law School, Liz participated in the Cyberlaw/Fair Use Clinic where she counseled artists on whether their use of copyrighted works would be fair use under the Copyright Act. Liz also interned at the San Francisco County Attorney’s Office, where she wrote briefs, drafted legislation, and researched intellectual property issues affecting the museums in San Francisco.