Lizette joined Battery as our general counsel in 2009 from Goodwin Procter LLP, where she was a partner and a member of the Technology Companies and Private Equity Practice Groups. She became our chief compliance officer in 2018.
She has over 20 years of legal experience counseling entrepreneurs, public companies and private clients on a variety of matters, including formation, governance, financings, strategic alliances and mergers and acquisitions in the United States and abroad. Prior to Goodwin, Lizette was Vice President of Legal Affairs and Operations, at Idealab, a creator and operator of technology companies. Preceding her work at Idealab, she served as General Counsel at JuniorNet Corporation, a children’s online service. Lizette was an associate in the Corporate Departments of Goodwin Procter LLP and Baker and McKenzie. She served as law clerk to the Honorable Michael A. Telesca of the United District Court of the Western District of New York.
She is a member of the California, Illinois and Massachusetts Bar Associations.
Lizette earned a JD from Boston University School of Law and BA from the University of Rochester.