Elizabeth is a member of Davis & Kuelthau’s Litigation Team in Milwaukee. She counsels individuals, businesses, and public sector clients across Wisconsin in a wide range of complex business disputes, including breach of contract and warranty, lender liability, unfair business practices, and insurance coverage. Construction and environmental litigation are her primary focus.
Elizabeth’s construction litigation experience includes resolving claims of design deficiencies, construction defects, inadequate inspection, and payment disputes. Her environmental litigation experience includes superfund and natural resource damages liability and notably includes defense of a municipal sewerage treatment plant in a long-running, complex CERCLA dispute regarding the cleanup of PCBs from the Lower Fox River. Elizabeth also has represented school districts regarding environmental, building remediation, and lease issues.
Elizabeth works closely with clients and fellow counsel to develop preventative strategies as well as post-suit response plans aligned with their long-term business goals. She has experience representing clients from the commencement of a lawsuit or response to a complaint through discovery, pretrial motions, trial, and appeal in both state and federal courts and jury trials. Depending on the client’s preferred strategy, she also facilitates favorable outcomes by negotiating settlements and litigating dispositive motions before trial.
Elizabeth also serves as the Assistant Village Attorney for Bayside and Whitefish Bay.