Smith Hulsey & Busey has added Elizabeth Lopez as Director of Firm Development. Lopez will be responsible for strategic planning and growth for the firm and work with attorneys to maximize their strengths and expertise within their practice areas.

Before joining Smith Hulsey, Lopez ran the Center for Professional Development at Florida Coastal School of Law, and served on the School’s executive management team.

Prior to moving to Jacksonville, Lopez served as director of business development for the global legal recruiting firm Major, Lindsey & Africa where she created business development strategies and utilized innovative solutions to increase revenue and branding.

Lopez previously practiced law in New York.

Lopez earned her juris doctor degree from St. John’s University School of Law in New York and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami.