Riker Danzig adds Liz Small as counsel

Morristown-based Riker Danzig LLP on Thursday welcomed Liz Small as counsel in the firm’s Securities Litigation, Arbitration, Regulation and Investigations Group.

Small, who will be based out of the firm’s New York office, brings extensive broker-dealer experience in corporate internal investigations and regulatory investigations and examinations, as well as anti-money laundering and financial crimes, from her in-house roles at UBS Financial Services Inc. and Morgan Stanley, as well as from private practice in white collar defense.

A.J. Borrelli, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, said: “Liz has a wealth of securities industry experience conducting complex investigations and handling high-stakes regulatory matters. She will expand our team’s capabilities and enhance the services we provide to our clients.”

Partner Rebecca Borgese of the firm’s Securities Litigation, Arbitration, Regulation and Investigations Group added, “Liz is a longtime friend and colleague who was a mentor to me when I was first starting out in this industry, so I am especially grateful that she has joined our team.”

Small received her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law in 1997 and her B.A. in 1984 from Amherst College. Following law school, Small served as a law clerk to the Hon. Richard Owen, district judge for the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York.