Liz McOmber’s practice is concentrated in product liability defense litigation and complex commercial litigation. She defends high-stakes product defect claims against leading manufacturers of automobiles, commercial vehicles and component parts, watercraft and marine products, aircraft, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and asbestos containing products. Liz also represents automotive manufacturers in motor vehicle franchise disputes addressing issues regarding statutory notice and buyback provisions, dealer sales and transfers of ownership, dealer succession and dealer terminations. Liz’s complex commercial litigation experience includes advising and defending insurance carriers on coverage issues and in claims for breach of contract and bad faith, defending companies in Limitation of Liability Act proceedings and defending construction defect cases.
Liz is a member of Snell & Wilmer’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion.
Brooklyn Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2002)
Dean's Merit Scholar
Notes and Comments Editor, Brooklyn Journal of International Law
Best Brief Award and Quarter-Finalist, Sixteenth Annual William McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition, University of Minnesota Law School
Writer, Sixteenth Annual Jerome Prince Evidence Competition
“The Effect of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Atlantic Marine Construction Company, Inc. v. United States District Court for the Western District of Texas Decision on the Enforceability of Forum Selection Clauses,” Author, Association of Corporate Counsel Mountain West Chapter FOCUS (Winter 2014)
"Emerging Trends and Perspectives in Rollover Litigation," Co-Author with Loren H. Brown, Partner, Piper Rudnick LLP, The Brief, American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (Fall 2004)
"Problems in Enforcement of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species," Note, 27 Brook. J. Int'l L. 673 (2002)
The Best Lawyers in America®, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendant, Product Liability Litigation - Defendant (2021-2022)
Utah's Legal Elite: Civil Litigation (2019), Utah Business Magazine