A graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, [Liz Berney] has been an attorney for approximately 30 years, specializing in tax law, securities fraud and safety issues. She has represented wronged investors in the Enron, Parmalat and Xerox cases and other securities cases in various industries, including subprime mortgages.
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She has represented consumers against corporations and even negotiated book and film rights agreements for noted authors. A writer herself, Berney is the co-author of an essay titled, Restoring Investor Trust in Auditing Standards and Accounting Principles, which was published in the Harvard Journal of Legislation.
An avid violinist during her youth, Berney played in a world youth orchestra conducted by Leonard Bernstein as a teenager and in the Civic Orchestra of Chicago while in law school.
She plans on becoming very involved in the community and looks forward to devoting her investigative skills to finding out what’s really going on in the 5th Congressional District. She also plans on forging close ties with the community.