As an associate in the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group, Liz focuses her practice on both buy-side and sell-side mergers & acquisitions, venture capital investments, equity and convertible note financings for startup and emerging growth companies, and general corporate matters. She represents businesses of all sizes throughout the full spectrum of business life-cycle stages from formation to exit.
Liz also serves as outside general counsel to clients, providing them with advice on a broad spectrum of matters, such as founder equity, financings, and corporate governance issues. She has worked with clients in a wide- range of industries including life sciences, consumer products, software, and technology. Liz is passionate about the work her clients do, and enjoys learning about their businesses and helping them with their legal business needs. Liz is currently a member of the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisition Practice Group and Venture Capital Task Force.
Prior to Morse, Liz worked in Northeastern Law’s Community Business Clinic, where she successfully represented small business startups and advised them on formation of entity and general business matters, and drafted their related startup documents. She also volunteered with the Startup Coalition in Boston, where she assisted with pitch review sessions for startup businesses, and panel networking sessions among entrepreneurs, startup and emerging growth companies, and venture capitalist investors. Liz served as a law clerk for the Honorable Chief Justice Patti B. Saris of the U.S. District Court. She was a member of the Law Review, and the chair of the executive board of the Women’s Law Caucus.
Liz is an active member of her local community and serves as President of Worcester State University’s Alumni Association’s Advisory Board, and as a director on Worcester State’s Foundation Board.
LawExchange International, Young Lawyers Group
Guest Lecturer, Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Worcester State University, 2022
Speaker, Lunch and Learn: Corporate Structure and Operations, Scroobious
Panelist, Dynamite Deals: Best Practices for Contract Drafting, Reviewing, and Negotiation, Massachusetts Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division Third Annual Symposium, 2021
Guest Lecturer, The Intersection of Law and Forming a Business: Important Considerations for Entrepreneurs Starting Their Own Business, Worcester State University, 2020
Guest Lecturer, Intro to Entrepreneurship, Worcester State University, 2019
Panelist, Ask the Alumni Panel, Worcester State University
Speaker, 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards, Worcester State University
Panelist, Criminal Justice Alumni Connections, Worcester State University
Speaker, Annual Celebration of Scholarship & Creativity, Worcester State University
Outside the office
Outside of the office, Liz enjoys the outdoors and activities including camping, hiking, white water rafting, skydiving, and yoga.
News & Events
Breakdown of SAFEs as an Investment Vehicle
August 19, 2022
Choice of Entity and State of Incorporation Considerations for Entrepreneurs When Forming a Start-Up
August 15, 2022
Key Considerations When Entering into an M&A Transaction
July 25, 2022
2021 VC Deals
A Snapshot of Venture Capital Transactions
February 22, 2022
2021 M&A Deals
Mergers & Acquisitions: A Transaction Recap
February 22, 2022
START: Corporate and Employment Considerations for Entrepreneurs Starting a Business
September 22, 2022
Achieving Success: Advice and Inspiration from an All-Women Panel
November 21, 2019
2019 VC and M&A Forum
May 2, 2019
Show Me the Money: Bio Bucks, Royalties and Other Payment Structures in Strategic Alliances
April 3, 2019
Navigating the Road to Business Success: Advice from Women Forging Their Own Path
November 8, 2018
- Northeastern University School of Law, J.D.
- Northeastern University Law Review
- Worcester State University, B.S., cum laude
- Massachusetts Bar