Liz P. Dankers

Associate

Dallas
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Overview

Liz Dankers represents clients in complex litigation matters, providing strategic counsel from pre-litigation enforcement to resolution. She has considerable experience handling matters relating to contract disputes, government investigations, fraud, trademarks, asset forfeitures, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, products liability, securities class actions, and white collar crime. Liz has represented clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to individuals, including those in the banking, finance, manufacturing and telecommunications industries. Client-focused and attentive, Liz provides clients with a comprehensive view of their matters and knowledgeably guides them through the related complex litigation process.

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  • Defended underwriters in securities class action alleging false and misleading statements in the public offering documents.
  • Successfully resolved a lawsuit related to breach of a multimillion-dollar railcar lease contract before any depositions took place, helping negotiate a settlement whose value exceeded that of the original contract.
  • Successfully resolved contract dispute for a local nonprofit prior to a lawsuit being filed.
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Experience

  • Defended underwriters in securities class action alleging false and misleading statements in the public offering documents.
  • Successfully resolved a lawsuit related to breach of a multimillion-dollar railcar lease contract before any depositions took place, helping negotiate a settlement whose value exceeded that of the original contract.
  • Successfully resolved contract dispute for a local nonprofit prior to a lawsuit being filed.
  • Conducted internal investigation for commercial staffing company in relation to alleged I-9 compliance violations.
  • Defended an international corporate entity in an arbitration related to an alleged breach of a multimillion-dollar distribution agreement.
  • Represented an individual under investigation by the Texas State Securities Board in regards to whether a unique product the individual sold qualified as a security under the Texas Securities Act.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • OU Law Pro Bono Service Award (2015)

Community

  • OU Young Alumni Advisory & Pro Bono Council, Center for International Business and Human Rights

Pro Bono

  • Secured the release from custody and family reunification for multiple indigent asylum-seeking clients.

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • Texas

Education

  • J.D., University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2017, with honors; Order of the Coif, Dean's Honor Roll, Oklahoma Law Review, Assistant Articles Editor, Phi Delta Phi
  • B.B.A., Tarleton State University, 2014, summa cum laude