Elizabeth Crooks
Legal Analyst

Elizabeth works with the underwriting team as a legal analyst, assisting with various research projects, fact finding assignments and diligence checking. With over 10 years of industry experience, she previously worked at Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, supporting their intellectual property practice groups. A former classically trained ballerina, Elizabeth executes each aspect of her job with the same discipline and attention she learned from ballet. Outside of work, she is a yoga enthusiast, with the motto that if you learn to bend you never break.  

Elizabeth received her paralegal certificate from the University of San Diego.

In the news

Litigation funding startup Legalist is seeing a boom in demand to back lawsuits — and is hoping to attract hundreds of millions of dollars from investors to keep up with the need

Business Insider

Oct 2, 2020
Business Insider interviews Legalist CEO Eva Shang about how the firm has grown since its launch and how she envisions its future.
Lit Funder Legalist Hits 100-Case Mark as Posner Departs


Jun 23, 2020
American Lawyer's Media reports on Legalist's milestone of over 100 cases under investment.
52 Best Startup Companies To Watch Out For in 2020


Apr 9, 2020
Legalist is among the 52 best startups to watch out for in 2020, according to AngelList.
Announcing Legalist Fund II

Wall Street Journal

Sep 12, 2019
Launching a new Legalist Fund II for $100 million in the Wall Street Journal.