As General Counsel of Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG), Liz leads the organization’s legal department and oversees USHG’s corporate governance, transactional, regulatory, commercial real estate, employment, intellectual property, and litigation matters. Liz joined USHG as Associate General Counsel in 2021 and has worked closely with USHG’s diverse portfolio of businesses to provide thoughtful counsel and advice on various legal and compliance issues, helping USHG’s restaurants and teams navigate a post-COVID world. In 2023, she was named General Counsel.
Prior to joining USHG, Liz was an M&A associate at White & Case in New York City, representing public and private companies in connection with deSPACs, mergers, acquisitions, sales, joint ventures, and general corporate governance matters. Liz has also held roles at Goodwin Procter and Greenberg Traurig. She graduated from Boston College and completed her Juris Doctor at Fordham University School of Law, where she was a member of the Fordham Urban Law Journal. At Fordham, she was also a Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholar, as well as a recipient of the Fordham University School of Law Legal Writing Award and the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, recognizing her involvement in pro bono and community work.