Elizabeth M. Saunders retired as a partner from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in July 2016. During her tenure, Elizabeth’s practice focused on complex commercial litigation, merger litigation, corporate governance, intellectual property litigation, and intellectual property counseling.
Elizabeth has represented companies and private equity firms in litigation arising out of mergers and merger agreements and has counseled companies on issues related to corporate governance. She has represented dozens of technology companies in commercial disputes and defended several companies in securities class actions.
She also has extensive experience representing technology and other companies in intellectual property litigation and counseling, including trade secret, copyright, and patent disputes.
Elizabeth previously was co-chair of the firm’s Career Development Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee.
- J.D., Notre Dame Law School
- B.A., University of Notre Dame
- State Bar of California
- Various U.S. District Courts
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
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