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Overview

An experienced business lawyer, Elizabeth focuses her practice in the areas of corporate compliance and government regulations that influence public and private companies.

She has been a regular presenter on current trends and recent Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) activities at continuing legal education programs to various client groups, and she manages the firm's online resources in these areas. Additionally, Elizabeth assists the firm with a variety of legal and corporate organizational projects, including drafting form contracts and policies, organizing and conducting professional development training programs, reviewing and negotiating complex agreements, and advising on internal policy and process development.

After spending more than 10 years as in-house counsel at a Fortune 100 company, Elizabeth brings a unique perspective to projects for corporate clients. As in-house counsel, she led and participated in multiple corporate process improvements, policy and new product development projects. Over the years, her practice focused on sales, marketing, business development and procurement contracting, as well as regulatory and real estate. She regularly advised clients on matters related to advertising, privacy and e-business.


Services

Education

  • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law
    • University of Kansas Law Review
      Criminal Procedure Review
  • B.A., Grinnell College
    • Political Science

Admissions

  • Missouri

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
Community Leadership
  • Highlawn Montessori, Board of Directors, 2006-2009; secretary, 2008-2009
  • National Charity League, Heart of Kansas City Chapter, 2007-present
  • The Safety Spot Inc., Board of Directors, 2006-2009
  • Village Presbyterian Church, Board of Trustees, 2006-2009; Endowment Trust, Board of Directors, 2010-13