Elizabeth  Bounds
Elizabeth  Bounds
Leadership Team

Elizabeth Bounds

General Counsel
  • Litigation management
  • Contract negotiation
  • Policy interpretation
  • Claims advocacy
  • Risk management
About Elizabeth

Elizabeth Bounds oversees Brown & Riding’s legal, risk management, and claims departments. As the company’s chief legal resource, she reviews and negotiates corporate contracts and manages the firm’s litigation, internal legal resources, and relationships with outside counsel. She also works closely with B&R’s senior management in developing overall risk management strategies for the firm and is directly accountable to the Board of Directors for implementing risk control measures and for the facilitation and oversight of corporate liability insurance placements. In the claims department, she takes an especially active role in policy interpretation and client claims advocacy.

Liz has a unique background in both law and insurance, having earned a B.B.A. in Risk Management and Insurance and then subsequently her Juris Doctorate, both from the University of Mississippi. She joined B&R as Staff Counsel in 2014, was promoted to Assistant Vice President and Corporate Counsel in 2016, named Vice President and Senior Corporate Counsel in 2020, and in 2021 became a company shareholder and assumed her current role as General Counsel. She is a member of the Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers (CIAB), the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), and serves on the RMI Advisory Board for the University of Mississippi.

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