Elizabeth is a trial attorney who leverages her legal acumen to defend clients in the courtroom. She has been part of numerous multi-million dollar trials in federal and state court, as well as international arbitration.
Consumer Debt Collection
Elizabeth defends multiple international banking clients in consumer litigation involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).
Elizabeth represents clients in litigation involving mergers and acquisitions. This includes obtaining injunctions to prevent the dissipation of funds prior to merger/going private transactions.
Elizabeth works closely with insurance clients on agent and customer disputes. In doing so, she has worked with insurance regulators in over 10 states regarding agent fraud and customer complaints. Elizabeth has also advised clients on insurance regulations across the United States.
When it’s in the client’s best interest, Elizabeth advises on alternative dispute resolution, particularly arbitration. She represents clients in front of JAMS and AAA. During cross-border disputes, Elizabeth guides clients through international arbitration through the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR).
Commercial Property Tax Appeals
Elizabeth has represented clients in more than 50 commercial property tax appeals across the state of Iowa. Her representation includes petitions to local Boards of Review, and appeals to district courts and the Iowa Property Assessment Appeal Board (PAAB).
Elizabeth advises clients on compliance with domestic and international cybersecurity regulations, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Elizabeth has appellate experience in front of the Federal, Seventh and Eighth Circuits, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.
Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation
Elizabeth has represented pharmaceutical clients in several multimillion-dollar Hatch-Waxman litigations, including four federal district court trials.
Before joining the firm, Elizabeth practiced at Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago.
Elizabeth loves to garden, cook, entertain, read and spend time with her husband, Jared, and two dogs, Daisy and Lucy.