Elizabeth Goncharov

Elizabeth Goncharov

Los Angeles

Email elizabeth.goncharov@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 310 785 4720

Fax +1 310 785 4601

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

A perceptive and energetic problem solver, Liza Goncharov assists clients in complex business litigation. Liza maintains a diverse practice, but her work focuses primarily on the consumer, real estate, and media and entertainment industries.

Liza has represented individual and corporate clients in complex civil litigation at both the state and appellate level, and has also worked with multinational clients on compliance efforts.

Prior to joining the firm, Liza gained experience at Hogan Lovells as a summer associate. While at USC Gould School of Law, she served on the Interdisciplinary Law Journal and pursued her passion for human rights as a member of the International Human Rights Clinic, where she provided assistance to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. She externed in the U.S. Court for the Central District of California for federal magistrate Judge Andrew W. Wistrich, and prior to law school also interned for presiding judge of the California Santa Barbara Superior Court, the Honorable Brian Hill. Liza also previously worked as a legal assistant in a boutique employment litigation firm where she assisted clients in a host of areas, including harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination.

Awards and recognitions


Top Verdicts & Settlements, December 11, 2020
The Daily Journal

Education and admissions


J.D., University of Southern California, 2017

B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, highest honors, 2013

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Conducted an internal investigation of multinational engineering company.

Represented a clothing retailer in breach of contract action.

Represented a real estate company in a breach of contract action.

Represented a real estate company in enforcing a US$12m arbitrational award in the California Court of Appeal, Sixth District.

Represented a manufacturing company suing foreign corporations for misappropriation of its trade secrets in violation of California's Uniform Trade Secrets Act.

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