Liz Walker

Director, Enterprise Risk & Global Insurance, GROUPON


Liz Walker spent over a decade as litigation counsel representing various companies and insurance carriers in complex coverage matters. Over the course of her career, she not only served as outside counsel representing insurers, but also worked in-house managing mass litigation claims and coverage communications for a global insurance company. 

In 2013, she changed roles to join an insured, Chicago tech company, Groupon, Inc., managing Groupon’s interests in various litigation and pre-litigation matters. After 3 ½ years in Groupon’s legal department, Liz reinvented her career by developing her current role managing Groupon’s global insurance and enterprise risk. She also leads the Finance & Accounting department’s Training & Development Committee.

Liz currently serves as the Vice President of the Chicago Chapter of the Risk & Insurance Management Society and a member of the Chicagoland Risk Forum committee – the committee that plans the Chicago Chapter’s annual risk conference. She speaks at various risk, insurance, and legal conferences on subjects including cyber risk coverage, the future of insurance, the future of risk management, and how to internally market yourself to achieve risk management success. In December 2018, Business Insurance magazine named Liz as an Honoree of the 2018 Women to Watch Award.

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