Elizabeth Murdock Myers

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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D., 1982), Law Review
  • Kenyon College (B.A., 1976), cum laude, With Distinction

Highlights

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Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly 2014 Top Women of Law Honoree
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AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
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Ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
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Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019.

Biography

Elizabeth's practice focuses on all aspects of corporate, antitrust and health care law, with extensive transactional experience in mergers and acquisitions; reorganizations; venture capital financing; contract negotiations, including domestic and international licensing agreements; franchise agreements, representing both franchisors and franchisees; business tax planning; commercial lending and equipment leasing. She has extensive experience in all aspects of corporate and health care antitrust counseling and investigations. She represents for-profit and not-for-profit corporations, hospitals, clinics and physician groups before the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general. She advises clients on matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Chinese tariffs, and Iranian sanctions.

Elizabeth’s skills have been recognized by some of the most reputable attorney ranking organizations in the world, including Chambers & Partners, Martindale-Hubbell, Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers. She was selected by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as a Top Woman of Law. Prior to joining Verrill Dana, Elizabeth was selected by Rhode Island Governor Bruce Sundlun to serve as the Governor’s Executive Counsel and was also appointed by Senators Inouye and McCain to a committee to draft amendments to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Public Service

Plan International USA, Board of Directors and Governing Board Chair (2012-
    present)
WaterFire Providence, Chair Emeritus (2015 - present); Board Chairperson (2012- 
    2015)
Women & Infants Executive Fellows Roundtable (1996)
The Newport Creamery, Inc., Board of Directors (1997-1999)
Providence Mayor's Downcity Task Force (1991-1992)
Family Service, Inc., Board of Directors (1989-1991)
U.S. Senate: Appointed by Senators Inouye and McCain to a committee to draft 
    amendments to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (1992-1994)

Memberships

American Bar Association: Section of Antitrust Law, Corporate Counseling 
    Committee, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Pricing Conduct 
    Committee; Section of Business Law; Section of Health Law; Forum on 
    Franchising
American Health Lawyers Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Boston Bar Association
Rhode Island Bar Association

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D., 1982), Law Review
  • Kenyon College (B.A., 1976), cum laude, With Distinction

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1991
  • Rhode Island, 1989

Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 1994

Honors

Recognized as one of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly's 2014 Top Women of 
    Law
AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 
    under Corporate/Commercial Law
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© under Corporate Law
Selected by peers for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers© under
    Business/Corporate, Health Care and Antitrust Litigation