Elizabeth advocates for students with disabilities attending New York City public and charter schools to ensure that all students receive a free appropriate public education.  Her practice includes assisting parents with obtaining independent educational evaluations, securing appropriate placements, and representation during due process hearings.  Prior to joining NYLAG, Elizabeth was an associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where her practice included complex litigation, government investigations, and active pro bono representation in special education matters, impact litigation, and asylum cases.  Before law school, Elizabeth taught high school math as a Teach For America corps member in St. Louis, Missouri.  Elizabeth received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, her M.Ed from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and her B.A. from Cornell University.