Elizabeth High is a shareholder with Lee High, Ltd. practicing bankruptcy law. With over sixteen years practicing law, she has extensive litigation experience, not just in bankruptcy cases, but also in general civil litigation. Elizabeth has represented clients in chapter 7, 11 and 13 cases, bankruptcy adversary proceedings and appeals involving issues such as claim objections, discharge objection and revocation issues and preference and fraudulent conveyance actions. Her bankruptcy clients include creditors, chapter 7 and 11 trustees and debtors.
Elizabeth also has experience in handling regulatory matters before state and federal agencies, including medical marijuana establishment certification, obtaining gaming and liquor licenses and appearing before the Public Utilities Commission.
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. Elizabeth served as an Associate Editor of The Journal of Contemporary Health Law & Policy and was a member of the Students for Public Interest Law. In her third year of law school, she was a research assistant to Professor Clifford Fishman and also 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 at Arnold & Porter (Washington, D.C.) in the Environmental Practice Group, where she assisted clients in complying with state and federal environmental laws and regulations, resolving regulatory violations, and conducting environmental due diligence for mergers and acquisitions.
In 2006, drawn by her love of the endless outdoor activities, Elizabeth permanently relocated to Reno, Nevada and joined Lionel Sawyer & Collins as an associate in the Gaming & Regulatory Law group where she represented clients in a variety of matters before state administrative agencies and in related civil litigation.
In 2010, Elizabeth began a solo law practice, eventually joining 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. Elizabeth 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.