Elizabeth Boone advises clients on business transactions and compliance matters domestically and internationally, including contract negotiation, establishment and maintenance of legal entities, establishment of terms and conditions for the sale of goods, privacy compliance matters, employment matters and real estate transactions. She also has assisted with private entity mergers, acquisitions and divestitures in various industries with purchase prices in varying ranges, including a deal valued at approximately $200 million. She analyzes clients’ contractual and business needs and develops contracts and policies to address those needs with a focus on providing a sound legal framework, as well as efficiency and ease of use.
Elizabeth assists clients with ensuring compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the EU ePrivacy Directive (cookie law), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and other state specific privacy laws.
Elizabeth previously functioned as general counsel for a privately held petroleum products company during its expansion internationally, helping to expand the footprint of the business into Asia, Europe, South America and Africa and assisting in the establishment of foreign entities or foreign branches of domestic entities in Belgium, Indonesia, Singapore and Mexico.
She provides both domestic and international clients guidance regarding compliance with trade restrictions associated with the U.S. Office of Foreign Asset Controls sanctions programs and Specially Designated Nationals List.
Elizabeth manages trademark portfolios for clients in conjunction with intellectual property counsel and advises clients regarding protection of inventions.
She also assists businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by providing guidance relating to the Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and the Main Street Lending Program.
Her background includes working in finance and as a chemist prior to law school.