Elizabeth J. Bower is a partner in the Litigation Department and Co-Chair of the Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice Group. Liz focuses on defense of companies involved in multiparty, multiforum, complex, commercial litigation, as well as significant corporate internal investigations. Liz’s ability to spot and simplify the important issues has enabled her to successfully represent clients across industries in a variety of disputes and board level risks, including civil securities actions, adversary proceedings in bankruptcies, professional liability actions, various contract and business disputes, FCPA investigations, and data breach and security response.
Liz is a Co-Chair of Willkie DC’s Professional Personnel Committee and the DC Hiring Partner. Liz also serves as a member of the Firm’s Women’s Professional Development and Conflicts and Ethics Committees.
Immediately after law school, Liz served as a law clerk for United States District Court Judge Richard L. Voorhees in the Western District of North Carolina.
Liz is a member of the Sedona Conference, Working Group 11 – Data Security and Privacy Liability and its Drafting Team on Data Security and Privacy Issues in Civil Litigation.
Liz is a member of the Carolina Law Alumni Association’s Advancement Committee.