Elizabeth LaPaugh is an associate at Groom, having previously summered at the firm.  As an associate, Elizabeth provides detailed analyses pertaining to federal and state healthcare and privacy law matters for clients. Her practice covers health insurance law developments.

Elizabeth received her Juris Doctorcum laude, and a Masters of Law in National and Global Health Law with a certificate in U.S. Health Law, with distinction and recognition on the Dean’s List, from Georgetown University Law Center.  While in law school, she was the Senior Executive Editor of the Food and Drug Law Journal and a Georgetown Exceptional Pro Bono Pledge Honoree, completing over 282 hours of service. Elizabeth also competed as a member of the Barristers’ Council Appellate Advocacy Team and was a finalist and a semifinalist in her two moot court competitions.

In law school, she served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Amy Berman Jackson of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.  Elizabeth participated as a Student Attorney for the Health Justice Alliance Clinic, during which she engaged in health and special education advocacy.  She was also a Law Clerk for the Department of Justice, where she analyzed vaccine claims regarding liability and damages.

In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys sculpting and spelunking.