Elizabeth "Liza" A. Favaro

Experience

Liza is a shareholder in our Business Litigation Group. A dynamic trial attorney, Liza defends corporations in product liability, consumer, personal injury, and commercial matters. With more than 12 years of courtroom experience, she has managed and tried litigation matters in a variety of disputes across the State of Michigan and the country, including in state and federal trial and appellate courts and arbitration proceedings.

Liza’s practice is diverse. She is National Counsel for a publicly traded consumer product manufacturing company, advising on litigation and discovery strategies, product liability matters, safety messaging, and sales documentation. She represents a large insurance carrier in No-Fault coverage and litigation matters. And she represents a variety of small to mid-sized companies in various commercial and employment matters, including non-compete agreements, trade secrets, insurance coverage, and franchise law. She is a speaker and author on these and other business law matters.

Liza is a regular presenter on diversity and inclusion issues and is active in local and international organizations involved in feeding and clothing children in third-world countries. Before becoming an attorney, Liza was an investigative reporter and news anchor and received an Emmy Award for her outstanding work. Liza resides in Clarkston with her husband and two boys.

Education:

  • Colorado State University, B.A, With Honors
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., Magna Cum Laude

Admitted to Practice:

  • Michigan 2006
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit