Liz Fuzaylova assists clients with a wide range of corporate law and technology transactions matters, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A); agreements related to software, intellectual property (IP) and data licensing, distribution, and professional services; and customer and supplier terms and conditions. Liz also assists in counseling growth companies on corporate governance and throughout their investment life cycle—from early-stage seed, Series A and B financings to late-stage growth financings.
Prior to joining Venable, Liz served as an associate counsel at an industry-leading enterprise blockchain software firm. In that role, she drafted and negotiated software license, software as a service, professional services, and other commercial agreements, worked on minority investment matters, and assisted in international acquisitions. She also served as the contracting lead for a global working group consisting of central banks and international financial institutions, and managed a variety of agreements, patent applications, and insurance, real estate, and board committee matters.
During law school, Liz interned for the New York State Department of Financial Services and was a member of the Tech Startup Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she worked with startups on entity formation, IP, and operational matters. Prior to law school, she gained experience working as a legal analyst under the general counsel at a New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)-listed technology solutions company, where she worked on matters involving due diligence, the board of directors, and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).