Liz Fischer Takes on the Chief Legal Officer Role at Rocket Software

Liz Fischer has been appointed as the first Chief Legal Officer at Rocket Software

Liz Fischer Takes on the Chief Legal Officer Role at Rocket Software

Rocket Software, a global technology leader in enterprise software solutions, has appointed Liz Fischer as its first Chief Legal Officer. A seasoned legal expert, Fischer brings with her a remarkable employment history.

Prior to joining Rocket Software, she served as General Counsel at Perch, overseeing legal and security functions in an e-commerce venture-backed consumer product company. Her tenure at Perch from August 2021 to October 2023 was marked by significant contributions to strategic transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, and diligent management of the company's extensive intellectual property portfolio.

Before joining Perch, Fischer demonstrated her legal prowess as General Counsel at BitSight Technologies, a renowned company specializing in cyber risk and security ratings. Her tenure spanned from October 2016 to August 2021, during which she oversaw the legal department, ensuring the effective handling of legal and compliance matters within the venture-backed software-as-a-service security company.

Prior to her role at BitSight Technologies, Fischer held a legal leadership position at Constant Contact, a prominent publicly traded email marketing SaaS solution, which later transitioned into private ownership under Endurance International Group.

Furthermore, Fischer made significant contributions to healthcare research during her tenure as an Associate at Advisory Board Company. Throughout her illustrious career, she consistently displayed an unwavering commitment to excellence and the highest ethical standards.

Her legal journey began as an Associate at Goodwin, where she specialized in securities law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and representing clients in venture and private equity financings, as well as initial public offerings, showcasing her exceptional legal acumen.

In her new role at Rocket Software, Fischer is set to guide the company in legal matters, including technology licensing, mergers and acquisitions, and compliance, in line with the company's dedication to maintaining top-tier legal standards. Liz Fischer expressed her honor at joining a company with the market influence, global reach, and growth trajectory of Rocket Software. She conveyed her anticipation of contributing legal guidance to a team that exemplifies dedication and high ethical standards in their mission of helping customers modernize without disruption.

Fischer's appointment shows Rocket Software's commitment to upholding top-tier legal standards, and her extensive experience positions her as a valuable addition to the team. With her guidance and expertise, Rocket Software is well-prepared to navigate the complex legal landscape of the technology industry while continuing its mission to help customers modernize without disruption.

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