Liz attended Wesleyan University. Working for Pacific Renaissance, Liz began as a creative associate for a couple of seasons on Hercules, and then she was named associate producer. On Xena she started as a co-producer because she developed and helped to launch the show. Then she was promoted to producer, a supervising producer and ended as a co-executive producer. She left the production team during the sixth season, but still worked freelance as a writer for them. She often writes scripts in collaboration with Vanessa Place.
Liz is openly gay.