Elizabeth has an extensive law background with expertise in numerous areas including worker’s compensation, personal injury and ERISA, plus additional experience from the corporate world. Prior to obtaining her law degree, Elizabeth worked for nearly a decade at the nation’s largest home improvement retailer, rising from entry level to management positions at a divisional corporate office of the company.
Elizabeth has successfully handled hundreds of cases, working closely with her clients to adjust the balance of power in the legal system - becoming a strong ally of injured workers - and making sure their voices are heard. She is the current Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Committee and works with the Department of Labor and Industries. During legislative sessions she can be found in Olympia lobbying for injured workers.
Elizabeth is actively involved with the Washington State Association of Justice and has been on the Board of Governors since 2009. She has sat on the Legislative Steering Committee since 2008. She has also served as Co-Chair the Women of WSAJ section, also known as WOW.
Elizabeth has also been named a 2014 and 2015 SuperLawyer Rising Star.
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|Associate Attorney||Nelson Blair Langer Engle||2015 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Moschetto and Koplin||2009 - 2015|
|Rule 9 Legal Intern||LePley Law Firm||2005 - 2007|
|Multiple||The Home Depot||1998 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Washington State Association for Justice||Workers' Compensation Section Chair||2013 - Present|
|Washington State Association for Justice||Member, Board of Governors||2011 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Assocation||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Washington State Association for Justice||N/A||2007 - Present|
|Terrie L. Williams v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, et al||The Court ruled that the long term disabilty Plan Administrator abused their discretion and did not engage in a deliberate and principled reasoning process.|
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|WSAJ CLE||Practice Tips at the Board in the Modern World: Discovery, Social Media, CR35s,||2013|
|WSAJ CLE||PI Basics and More, Just the Basics: Weeding Through Insurance Coverage||2009|
|Seattle University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Western Washington University||Business Administration||BS - Bachelor of Science||1999|
|Washington State Bar Association CLE||PI Bootcamp||2012|
|WSAJ CLE||PI Basics||2009|