Liz graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Vanderbilt University. She then attended the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a member of the Virginia Law Review. Following graduation from law school, Liz worked for a national defense firm in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, Georgia where she handled qui tam cases and government investigations.
In July 2013, Liz joined the Georgia Attorney General’s Office. As an Assistant Attorney General in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU), Liz helped develop the MFCU’s Civil Team. In 2016, the MFCU received the Fulton County Daily Report’s Specialty Practice Group of the Year. Handling primarily civil qui tam cases on behalf of the State of Georgia, Liz received the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General’s Cooperative Achievement Award for her role in reaching a $513 million federal and state settlement with a major hospital system in a qui tam case. She also received the Northern District of Georgia U.S. Attorney’s Award for Excellence as part of a federal and state team that investigated a provider of home nursing services for medically fragile children and reached a $6.88 million settlement.
Liz has investigated all types of Medicaid providers under the federal False Claims Act, the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, the Georgia False Medicaid Claims Act, and the Georgia Medical Assistance Act. As an Assistant Attorney General, she litigated multiple qui tam cases and reached a number of settlements, returning millions of dollars to the State of Georgia. Liz has worked alongside her former counterparts in other state MFCUs as part of the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units (NAMFCU).
Liz is active in the community, serving in the Junior League of Atlanta. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two small children and cheering on the Vanderbilt Commodores.