Elizabeth is an advisor, attorney, and author located in Los Angeles, California. In addition to her law practice, she currently serves as an emerging technology advisor with The Cantellus Group, a researcher with The Artificial Inventor Project, and as a policy advisor in blockchain web3 for the XR Safety Initiative.
She has over 10 years of legal practice experience and her law office has served clients since 2015 in employment law, contracts, health law, business law, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, negotiation of restrictive covenants, estate planning, asset protection through trust formation, intellectual property, civil litigation, and the non-profit sector. She is a published authority and lecturer on health law issues.
Her interest in the blockchain began in 2017 with an interest in cryptocurrency and has evolved into a passion for investing in the web3 space. The rapid pace of innovation lead to interest in other digital assets, decentralized finance, artificial intelligence, and metaverse technologies. In 2020, she completed a certifications as a Blockchain Solutions Architect and Entry-Level Python Coder. In 2022, she completed an Executive Education Certificate program through Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Artificial Intelligence: Implications on Business Strategy.
A substantial focus of her law practice has been on healthcare contracts, particularly working with young physicians to help get them on the right track from their very first contract. In 2019 she published a book, The Missing Module, to teach physicians some of the concepts in their employment contracts that are not taught during medical training. She lectures frequently to residents and fellows at USC, UCLA, Cedars-Sinai, and Kaiser about the importance of negotiating employment and contractor agreements before signing. She maintains her contract review practice assisting physicians at all stages of their careers, especially graduating residents and fellows navigating their first contract.
Elizabeth obtained her law degree from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, OR. Her focus was in business and health law, and she was recognized at graduation as an outstanding clinical advocate for her work serving low-income individuals. Elizabeth has experience working in the non-profit sector, having worked for the Community Development Law Center in Portland and in Development for UCLA in Los Angeles. She also has a background in the healing arts prior to attending law school.