Liz Benshoff focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts. Her practice includes shareholder and securities litigation arising from mergers and acquisitions, securities lawsuits involving allegations of fraud, stockholder demands for books and records, and appraisal actions. Liz also has experience with consumer class actions, contractual disputes, qui tam actions, and internal investigations.
Liz has been involved in several stages of litigation, including drafting pleadings, drafting and responding to discovery, expert discovery, preparing for depositions and hearings, and motions practice. Liz was recently a member of a team representing The Southern Company and certain of its officers and directors in securities and derivative litigation.
Liz also maintains an active pro bono practice, including providing legal services to individuals seeking asylum and other immigration relief.
- University of Virginia (J.D. 2018; Legal Writing Fellow; Journal of Law and Politics); Carnegie Mellon University (M.A. in Literary and Cultural Studies 2015); Miami University (B.A. Honors Program in Political Science and English Literature summa cum laude 2014; Harrison Scholar; Phi Beta Kappa)
- Ohio and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio