Liz is a personal injury and civil litigation attorney in Atlanta. Her practice primarily focuses on serious personal injury cases of all types, including automobile accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, premises liability, negligent security and/or hiring, product liability, professional malpractice, wrongful death and other cases involving serious or catastrophic injury or negligence.
After a brief career in sales and marketing, she went on to receive her law degree from Ohio Northern University where she graduated in the top 10% of her class with distinction. Liz began her legal career representing consumers and, in 2008, was recruited by a firm specializing in mortgage default services. In 2010, Liz was asked to join a newly formed firm where she became partner and handled various mortgage banking litigation.
In 2012, she left the life of billable hours and corporate representation to serve as a lobbyist for the ACLU of Ga. and to assist her husband in expanding his growing practice, The Shah Law Firm where she is now a partner specializing in catastrophic personal injury and civil litigation cases.
Liz is a member of the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL) and the Atlanta Bar Association. She has volunteered through Dress for Success; Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer’s Foundation; the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program; the pro bono Eviction Defense program; Fisher House; and the Getting2Tri Foundation. Currently Liz serves as a board member to, and Endowment Chair of, GAWL's charitable arm, the GAWL Foundation and also serves as a Board Member of the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute, handling their blogging, social media and grant work
Liz has been a speaker at, and contributed written materials to, CLE programs sponsored by GA ICLE and the NBI. She is also a featured speaker and adjunct faculty member, teaching a course in Jury Selection, during Winter Term at Ohio Northern University's Claude W. Pettit College of Law each year.
Liz is "AV" rated by Martindale Hubbell and rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo.com. She is a contributing author of three Georgia pocketbooks: The Code Criminal & Traffic, The Code Civil and The Code Evidence (www.theGAcode.com).
Although a lawyer by trade, Liz’s real passion is running and nutrition. She currently assists with marketing and social media for evolation yoga in Midtown, Atlanta. Liz is also a RRCA certified running coach, a 250 hour Registered Yoga Teacher, an Ambassador for the Xterra Racing Series, and her advice on running, fitness, and nutrition has been featured in running related blogs, websites, and publications including a chapter on trail running in, “Triathlon for the Every Woman,” by Meredith N. Atwood.