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Elizabeth Fraser concentrates her practice on advising public and private companies on corporate and securities law matters, public debt and equity securities offerings, private placements of securities, and mergers and acquisitions. She regularly counsels public company boards and management on corporate governance matters, SEC disclosure and reporting obligations, marketplace compliance, executive compensation, director responsibilities and fiduciary duties. Her experience also includes representing both private and public companies (whether buying or selling) in M&A transactions. In addition, she counsels start-up and emerging technology companies with respect to formation and capital raising matters.


  • Public offerings
  • Corporate governance
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Start-up/-venture capital



  • Represents issuers, selling stockholders, and underwriters in public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities.
  • Represents public companies with respect to securities law compliance, governance issues and general corporate matters.
  • Represents buyers and sellers in M&A transactions.
  • Represents institutional investors with respect to public company investments, including PIPEs and SPAC investments.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Selected, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, “Top Women of Law,” 2023
  • Honoree, Best Mentors, ALM | New England Legal Awards, 2023
  • Listed, Boston magazine, "Top Lawyers - Business Law," 2022-2023
  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of “America’s Best Corporate Law Firms,” 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Member, State Bar of California, Business Law Section
  • Past Co-Chair, Boston Bar Association,Business Transactions Section


  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 1999
  • B.A., University of Arizona, 1994
  • Massachusetts
  • Arizona
  • California