Elizabeth High is the managing shareholder of Lee High, Ltd. and primarily practices bankruptcy law. Elizabeth has represented clients in chapter 7, 11 and 13 cases as well as in bankruptcy adversary proceedings, including preference litigation, fraudulent conveyance actions, turnover litigation, discharge objections and revocation issues. Her bankruptcy clients include creditors, chapter 7 and 11 trustees and debtors. Elizabeth also has extensive experience in general civil litigation matters.
Elizabeth obtained an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of New Hampshire in 1994. Thereafter, Elizabeth worked in the securities industry and obtained her Series 7 & 63 licenses. She went on to attend the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, graduating third in her class, summa cum laude, in 2002. During law school, Elizabeth served as an Associate Editor of The Journal of Contemporary Health Law & Policy, was a member of the Students for Public Interest Law, was a research assistant to Professor Clifford Fishman and completed a legal internship with The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence in Washington, D.C.
After graduation, Elizabeth served as a federal law clerk to the Honorable Valerie P. Cooke in the United States District Court for the District of Nevada (Reno). Elizabeth then began the practice of law as an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Arnold & Porter, LLP. In 2006, drawn by her love of the endless outdoor activities, she permanently relocated to Reno, Nevada. Elizabeth was an associate in the Reno office of Lionel Sawyer & Collins before beginning a solo law practice in 2010. Elizabeth later joined forces with her current law partner, Cecilia.
Elizabeth has been selected for inclusion in Nevada Business Magazine’s Legal Elite the last five years consecutively, from 2013 to 2017. She is licensed to practice law in Nevada, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
On the weekends, you can often find Elizabeth hiking, skiing, or running on the ditch trail.