Elizabeth J. Bower is a partner in the Litigation Department and Co-Chair of the Accounting Profession Defense Practice Group. Liz concentrates her practice on multiparty, multiforum, complex, commercial litigation, as well as significant corporate internal investigations. Liz’s practice focuses on representations of accounting firms and auditors, insurance companies, insurance brokers, audit committees, and other financial institutions and corporations.
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 over her twenty year career, including civil securities actions, accounting and other professional liability actions, various contract and business disputes, adversary proceedings in bankruptcies, SEC enforcement actions, PCAOB investigations, FCPA investigations, and data breach and cybersecurity response.
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 UNC Law Foundation Board of Directors.