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Elizabeth represents clients in a wide range of litigation matters, including cases relating to general business and contract disputes and insurance coverage matters. Prior to joining NBP, Elizabeth practiced at Reed Smith LLP in Washington, D.C., where she concentrated on complex insurance coverage and commercial litigation matters. Elizabeth represented and advised policyholders in a broad range of nationwide insurance matters, including first-party property claims, business interruption insurance, bad faith claims and mortgage insurance.
- Lead associate in a two-month trial, where the trial team obtained a $28 million jury verdict against Lexington Insurance Company for losses at a Florida hotel arising from Hurricanes Katrina and Wilma. During trial, Elizabeth successfully argued both pre-trial and post-trial motions.
- Part of a trial team in a six-week bench trial in Louisiana, which ultimately obtained a court award supporting a claim adjustment of over $60 million against multiple first-party property insurers.
- Represented shareholders in an insurance coverage matter against company’s excess insurer after underlying settlement with the primary insurer and directors and officers.
- Obtained significant recovery for sales representative seeking to recover unpaid commissions.
Elizabeth graduated magna cum laude from American University – Washington College of Law in 2006 and Wake Forest University in 2003. She is also a member of the Order of the Coif. She started her practice at Reed Smith LLP in Washington, D.C. before joining Nystrom Beckman & Paris. While at Reed Smith, Elizabeth received an award from the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for her work on a prisoners’ rights pro bono matter.
Elizabeth is admitted to practice in the courts of Massachusetts, the District of Columbia and the United States District Courts for the District of Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia. Elizabeth was named a “Rising Star” by Massachusetts Super Lawyers in insurance coverage in 2015.