Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Oklahoma

Education

University of Notre Dame (B.A., magna cum laude, 2008)

Washington University School of Law (J.D., 2011)

  • Executive Notes Editor for the Global Studies Law Review. Her note, “Heritage in Peril: A Critique of UNESCO’s World Heritage Program,” was published in 2011

Profile

Elizabeth is a staff attorney in Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella’s Religious Organizations group, where she focuses her practice on issues related to risk management and claims resolution.  Her experience includes representing religious organizations and other nonprofit clients in mediation and other alternative dispute resolution processes and developing policies and procedures related to risk management and claims resolution.

Experience

  • Manages risks and claims for religious and nonprofit clients, particularly regarding matters of serious personal misconduct
  • Represents clients in mediation and other alternative dispute resolution processes, particularly in matters of a highly sensitive and/or confidential nature
  • Analyzes policies, procedures, and various other materials for religious and nonprofit entities to assess their legal, ethical, and public relations impacts
  • Provides assistance to religious and nonprofit entities in crisis situations, including coordination with in-house legal counsel and various outside consultants, for matters requiring synchronization among legal, ethical, and public relations issues

Honors & Awards

  • Elizabeth received her B.A., magna cum laude, in Anthropology and Classics from the University of Notre Dame in 2008.  She was inducted into Lambda Alpha, the National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology, in the spring of 2007.
  • Elizabeth received her J.D. from Washington University School of Law in 2011.  While in law school, she served as Executive Notes Editor for the Global Studies Law Review.  Her note, “Heritage in Peril: A Critique of UNESCO’s World Heritage Program,” was published in 2011.

Professional/Community

Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation, member. 

Board of Directors for the Illinois Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums

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