After graduating from Pennsylvania State University and the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2007, Liz started her career as a corporate associate at the law firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in their New York and London offices where she worked on M&A real estate transactions in the U.S., Europe and Asia with a total aggregate value of over $28 billion.
Liz joined The Coca-Cola Company as in-house counsel in 2012 supporting the Global Marketing function. In this role, she oversaw all marketing campaigns, talent and sponsorship deals and advised on litigation matters for the Sprite, Dasani, Powerade, smartwater and vitaminwater brands. In 2018, Liz transitioned over to the business side, and she is currently Director of Business Affairs, where she negotiates and manages celebrity talent endorsement deals and music, sports, gaming and entertainment sponsorship deals for Coca-Cola North America.
Liz has been a member of Toastmasters since 2014 and served as past President of Coca-Cola’s 310 North Toastmasters Club. She credits Toastmasters for inspiring her to start her storytelling blog, Unbury That Badass, and motivational YouTube channel. When she’s not creating content, Liz loves watching true crime documentaries, eating strawberry glazed doughnuts, and playing with her two nieces.
Making the transition from law firm to in-house counsel? Already in-house and want to be viewed as a trusted business advisor? This CLE is for you! In this energetic and informative session, we'll discuss the fundamental differences between law firm ...