Liza Kostinskaya

Head of Legal, Gusto

Liza is the Head of Legal at Gusto, a payroll, benefits and HR technology company based in San Francisco. In her current role, she manages the legal team and oversees regulatory, employment, commercial, corporate, IP and product counseling work streams. Liza was the first legal hire at Gusto and has supported the company’s growth to more than 800 employees and a $2B valuation. Prior to joining Gusto, Liza was a corporate and securities lawyer at Fenwick & West LLP in Mountain View. Originally from Kiev, Ukraine, Liza majored in business and film at USC and attended law school at Northwestern. In her current role, she is most engaged by the possibility of helping individuals reach financial prosperity by marrying newest technology with razor-sharp understanding of the regulatory environment.