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 commercial health insurance law developments.

Elizabeth received her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude, and is pursuing a Masters of Law in National and Global Health Law with a certificate in U.S. Health Law, part-time.  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.

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 also 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.

Previous Experience
  • The Honorable Amy Berman Jackson, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Judicial Intern
  • Georgetown University Law Center Health Justice Alliance Clinic, Student Attorney
  • United States Department of Justice Civil Division Office of Vaccine Litigation, Law Clerk
  • Government Accountability Project, Extern
  • Food and Drug Law Journal, Senior Executive Editor
  • Health Justice Alliance Clinic, Research Assistant
  • Georgetown Law Journal Annual Review of Criminal Procedure, Research Assistant
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, American Health Law Association
Honors & Distinctions
  • Recipient, CALI Award
  • Honoree, Georgetown University Exceptional Pro Bono Pledge Honoree for over 282 hours