Elizabeth C. Ward
Liza Ward's practice ranges from helping clients injured by acts of corporate negligence to seeking improvements in worker and environmental health and safety. She litigates commercial, products liability and personal injury cases with Motley Rice's Occupational and Toxic Tort practice group and additionally works with the Medical team to represent people affected by allegedly harmful prescription drugs such as Accutane®.
Liza redirected her career to plaintiffs' law after working several years with large defense firms. At Motley Rice, she has represented welders harmed as a result of corporate malfeasance and conducted client relations and trial preparation for welding rod cases. In 2008, Liza was a member of the trial team that obtained the first welding fume plaintiff verdict in Mississippi state court since 2003.
Liza has advocated for domestic violence victims' rights by participating in training programs and pro bono litigation. She served as articles editor for the South Carolina Law Review while a law student at the University of South Carolina School of Law and is a member of the Order of the Wig and Robe.
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