LANSING, Mich. – Liza Moore, a shareholder of Foster Swift Collins and Smith, P.C., has been selected as the 2015 Golden Gavel Award recipient by the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel. The Golden Gavel Award is an annual award given to an outstanding defense attorney in Michigan who has been practicing for ten years or less. This award is carefully chosen by peer defense attorneys throughout the state of Michigan.
Liza is a member of Foster Swift's Litigation Practice Group. She has worked on matters ranging from civil rights cases to land use disputes to employment issues. In 2012 Liza worked with other attorneys to create the Agricultural Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, and was elected the section's first chairperson in 2013. Liza received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, and graduated cum laude from Indiana University School of Law—Bloomington.
Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC is a full service law firm founded in 1902. The firm employs 90-plus attorneys and more than 100 support staff in five locations; Lansing, Detroit, Farmington Hills, Grand Rapids and Holland. For more information about the firm, its attorneys and to access recent publications, visit www.fosterswift.com.