ELIZABETH S. WEINSTEIN
Contracts & Commercial Disputes
White Collar Defense & Government Investigations
Intellectual Property Protection & Litigation
Consumer & Tort Litigation
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2005
Brown University, A.B., 2001
Stillman & Friedman, 2007 – 2012
Hughes Hubbard & Reed, 2005 – 2007
Elizabeth S. Weinstein represents and advises businesses and individuals in litigation and dispute resolution, including matters involving complex commercial and contract disputes, securities fraud, business torts, and consumer protection issues. She conducts regulatory compliance reviews, and represents clients involved in government investigations and enforcement actions. Elizabeth is also a member of the Firm's appellate practice.
Before joining Yarmuth, Elizabeth worked as a litigation associate at Stillman, Friedman and Shechtman, (now Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman) in New York, where she represented financial institutions and affiliated individual clients in securities fraud and commercial cases as well as in various regulatory matters and criminal prosecutions and investigations. Elizabeth also served as counsel to federal criminal defendants in the Southern District of New York through the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) program.
Elizabeth’s recent clients and matters have included:
Representing technology company in government investigation into consumer protection violations.
Representing individual clients in mortgage fraud claims.
Representing financial institution in foreclosure dispute.
Conducting regulatory compliance review for clients in the cannabis industry.
Representing local business in landlord dispute.
Representing media company in copyright infringement actions.
Representing investors in securities fraud actions against originators of mortgage-backed securities.
Representing investors in securities fraud actions against sellers of securities.
Representing director of a public company in federal securities class action, SEC investigation, and related litigation.
Representing individual clients under investigation by the SEC and FINRA for securities fraud and accounting fraud.
Representing industrial companies and company executives in federal prosecution of Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) charges.
Representing media company in federal investigation of HIPAA charges.
Representing individual clients in criminal litigation involving claims of federal bribery and criminal conspiracy.
Representing public and private entities in race and gender discrimination claim.
Serving as an investigator for public entities related to claims of violation of workplace policies and harassment claims.
Elizabeth serves on the Board of Legal Voice. She is also a Cooperating Attorney with Legal Voice and the ACLU of Washington Foundation. Previously, she was a volunteer attorney with the Innocence Project in New York City. Prior to law school, Elizabeth was the John Kenneth Galbraith Fellow at Americans for Democratic Action in Washington, D.C., where she conducted policy research and lobbied on criminal justice issues.