Elizabeth works with startup and growth-stage companies and closely held businesses across a broad range of industries, including life sciences, emerging technology, food and beverage, and financial services. She assists clients with a variety of matters from formation to exit, including:
- Choice of entity
- Corporate governance
- Corporate finance
- Private equity and venture capital transactions
- Commercial contract preparation and review
- Employment issues
- Buy-sell agreements and shareholder disputes
- Intellectual property protection and transfer
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Commercial real estate transactions
- Regulatory compliance, including export licensing and restrictions on foreign investment and acquisition of U.S. companies
Elizabeth began her career as a commercial litigator handling contract disputes, construction litigation, Pennsylvania liquor license issues, franchise disputes and cases involving complex issues such as trade secrets, restrictive covenants, licensing and data security. She now draws on her previous litigation experience to counsel and advise clients on risk avoidance and mitigation.
Before Fox Rothschild
Prior to joining Fox, Elizabeth was a summer associate at the firm. She also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Martin C. Carlson of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and to the Honorable Marc F. Lovecchio of the Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas.
While in law school, Elizabeth was the editor-in-chief of the Penn State Law Review and a member of the Woolsack Society.
Beyond Fox Rothschild
Elizabeth is Vice President of the Board of Directors of Home of the Sparrow, a nonprofit organization striving to prevent homelessness among women and children in Chester County, Pennsylvania. She also serves on the Girls Advisory Board and the Grants Allocation Committee for the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls. Elizabeth is a graduate of the United Way's Leadership Chester County Program, which educates and prepares professionals for board membership and nonprofit service. In addition, she is a member of the Women's Way Young Women's Initiative, a philanthropic organization that increases public understanding of issues affecting women and girls.