ELIZABETH GATES practices in the Litigation group in the firm’s New York office. Elizabeth has represented clients in litigation matters in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Her commercial litigation and disputes practice is focused on commercial disputes (breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and other business torts), securities disputes (derivatives and securities trading) and bankruptcy disputes.
Elizabeth also maintains an active pro bono practice, including representation of an individual seeking asylum and most recently, representation of a client in post-conviction proceedings challenging a capital murder conviction in Alabama.
Elizabeth earned her law degree from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, semifinalist in the law school’s moot court competition and a member of the Frederick Douglass moot court team. She was also a submissions and notes editor for the Columbia Human Rights Law Review.