A trusted litigator, Elizabeth represents clients in high-stakes litigation around the country in business and civil disputes, focusing primarily on business torts, statutory and consumer fraud, and complex breach-of-contract claims. As a member of the Healthcare, Life Sciences & Education team, Elizabeth has in-depth experience representing educational institutions, pharmacy benefit managers, and other healthcare entities from the date of filing through trial and the final appeal. She has substantial experience defending claims brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), with cases ranging from individual claims for benefits to nationwide class-action, breach-of-fiduciary duty claims.
Elizabeth works closely with clients in the healthcare industry in resolving audit and other payment disputes, both in formal litigation and state and federal administrative appeals. She also has represented clients in bringing and defending governmental bid protests involving large, multi-year state health contracts.
Elizabeth’s litigation practice extends to clients in the finance and banking industries, where she has defended clients facing multi-million dollar Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) claims, including cases containing allegations of involvement in Ponzi schemes.
An avid reader and writer, Elizabeth has taught advanced litigation writing classes at Washington University School of Law and serves as a writing coach for associates.