- Background in legal, public policy, and non-profit sector knowledge
- Served as Director of Educational Programming for the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) in Washington, DC
Liz brings a diverse background of legal, public policy, and non-profit sector knowledge to her position as Vice President of Regulatory Compliance.
Prior to joining Greenleaf Health, Liz served as Director of Educational Programming for the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) in Washington, DC. While at FDLI, she gained extensive experience in all FDA-regulated product areas. Liz’s role included regularly corresponding with FDA officials, as well as creating and supervising the development of curricula for an array of educational programs.
Liz led FDLI’s committees responsible for monitoring regulatory developments in the tobacco and pharmaceutical industries and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Food and Drug Law Journal. She worked closely with FDLI members on current issues, such as FDA’s proposed deeming regulations for tobacco products, the Drug Quality and Security Act, The Sunshine Act, and advertising and promotional trends.
Liz’s legal background includes research and consulting on veterinary medicine, new drug applications, generally recognized as safe (GRAS) determinations, and the regulation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). As a law clerk, Liz assisted with research and investigations for the House Judiciary Committee and Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Capitol Hill. And as a student attorney, Liz represented clients in custody and housing cases before the D.C. Superior Court.
Before earning her law degree, Liz worked as a government relations professional for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), where she directed a grassroots network of more than 100 member companies and wrote and distributed legislative and regulatory updates. She also participated in the grassroots activities at the Business Industry Political Action Committee.
Liz earned a B.S. in Political Science from the University of Arizona and a J.D. from the University of the District of Columbia’s David A. Clarke School of Law.