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Elizabeth (Liz) C. Lockwood

Washington, D.C.

Elizabeth (Liz) C. Lockwood

As the associate in charge of the firm's Pro Bono practice, Liz Lockwood litigates impactful civil rights cases targeting injustices of local and national importance and represents criminal defendants in post-conviction proceedings, including capital punishment cases.

In her general practice, Liz advises clients on large-scale data breach litigation and a variety of government investigations, including issues involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations, bribery, domestic and international cartels and data privacy.

While in law school, Liz interned at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia and Human Rights First, and served as a Notes Editor for the Georgetown Journal of International Law. Prior to law school, Liz worked as a Special Projects Manager for the Chicago 2016 Olympic Bid Committee and as a Projects Manager for Ryan Specialty Group, LLC.

Representative experience

Represented major insurance company in multi-district litigation related to sophisticated cyber attack.

Represented major Brazilian utility company in internal investigation of corruption and cartel allegations.

Represented major retail company in supporting managing internal investigation of a US$50m payment card data breach.

Represented death row inmate in Texas in post-conviction proceedings.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 2014
  • B.A., cum laude, University of Notre Dame, 2008

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Court admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
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