Elizabeth is an Associate in Maynard Nexsen’s Insurance and Financial Services practice group.
Prior to joining the Firm, Elizabeth worked as a judicial law clerk for The Office of the Chief Immigration Judge in The Department of Justice Executive Office of Immigration Review where she drafted cancellation of removal, withholding of removal, convention against torture, and bond decisions. She also served as a law clerk with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Alabama.
Elizabeth earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Samford University Cumberland School of Law, where she served as associate editor for the Cumberland Law Review and Secretary of the Cumberland Student Health Lawyers Association. She was a Judge Abraham Caruthers Teaching Fellow and Scholar of Merit in several courses. Elizabeth also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance with a specialization in Investment Management from the University of Alabama, The Culverhouse College of Commerce.
In addition to her law practice, Elizabeth is a member of Maynard Nexsen’s Pro Bono Committee in which she coordinates internal programming to contribute pro bono services to individuals and non-profit organizations in need.
Community & Professional
- Alabama Ballet, Board of Trustees (2023 - present)
- Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
- Alabama Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
- Birmingham Bar Association
- Rotaract Club of Birmingham (2022 - present)
- Obtained a dismissal with prejudice of bad faith in jury trial involving individual disability claim. Lemons v. Principal Life Insurance Company, No. 2:18-CV-1040-CLM (N.D. Ala. Aug. 23, 2021)
- Defended breach of contract and bad faith claim involving group occupational accident coverage. The case settled on favorable terms to the defendant shortly before trial.
- Obtained favorable, early settlement in complex crime coverage case for major insurer.
- State Bar: Alabama, Florida, New Jersey, Texas
- U.S. District Court: Alabama (Northern, Middle, Southern), Florida (Northern, Middle, Southern), New Jersey, Texas (Eastern, Northern, Southern, Western)
- U.S. Court of Appeals: Eleventh Circuit
- The Office of the Chief Immigration Judge