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University of Virginia, J.D., 2011; Senior Articles Editor, Virginia Law and Business Review

University of Miami, B.A., cum laude, 2007


Elizabeth Tedford represents large publicly traded companies, smaller startups and privately held companies, and private equity funds and their portfolio companies in business transactions, focusing on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions and dispositions, and related equity and structuring matters. She also advises clients on a range of other general corporate matters, including drafting and reviewing commercial contracts, and preparing employment-related documents (including employment, severance, bonus, termination and similar agreements), incentive equity arrangements and lease agreements. Elizabeth has counseled multiple clients through large-scale corporate reorganizations and worked closely with clients’ management teams to ensure a seamless transition. She also co-chairs the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group.

Elizabeth serves on Robinson Bradshaw’s Recruiting Committee and the lateral inclusion subcommittee of the firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. Prior to joining Robinson Bradshaw, she was an associate with Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago.

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Professional Affiliations

  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Fellow, 2022
  • American Bar Association, Business Law and Young Lawyers Sections
  • North Carolina Bar Association Leadership Academy, Class of 2019
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