Liz is a Partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, a national law firm with approximately 950 attorneys and 27 offices coast to coast. She is Chair of the firm’s National Emerging Companies & Venture Finance Practice and founder and past chair of the firm’s Franchising, Licensing and Distribution Practice. Liz focuses her practice on a wide variety of corporate work, with an emphasis on the representation of fast-growth, venture-backed companies, particularly in the life science, technology and hospitality industries. She directs the Fox Launchpad program within Fox Rothschild, a virtual incubator for startup companies. She earned her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and her B.A., cum laude, from Yale College.
Liz is also Managing Director and Co-Founder of Delaware Crossing Investor Group, an angel investor network which invests in companies located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Delaware. In this capacity, she has been investing and advising start-up companies in the Northeast region for over 15 years and has invested in over 40 emerging companies. She is also a frequent speaker and writer, especially on issues facing emerging businesses, franchised businesses and women-led businesses and has served on numerous committees and organizations including the Angel Capital Association, the Angel Venture Fair, the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT), the Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs and the Pennsylvania Angel Network. She has received the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center Entrepreneur Champion Award.