Elizabeth Weissert
Elizabeth Weissert

Elizabeth P. Weissert

Associate

weisserte@ballardspahr.com
Tel 215.864.8672
Fax 215.864.8999
Philadelphia

Elizabeth Weissert is an associate in the litigation department. Ms. Weissert practices complex commercial litigation with experience in matters involving breach of contract and fraud as well as consumer class actions. She assists with all aspects of litigation including drafting pleadings and motions, performing legal research, supervising a significant document review project, and preparing for depositions. Ms. Weissert has an active pro bono practice including representing a client who is transgender in appealing the denial of her petition to change her legal name.


Publications

"Get Out of Jail Free? Preventing Employment Discrimination Against People with Criminal Records with 'Ban the Box' Laws," University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 2016

Recognition & Accomplishments

Meg Quigley Study of Women and Gender Award, 2011

President, Lambda Law, 2014-2015


University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D. 2016, cum laude)
Senior Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review

Smith College (B.A. 2013, magna cum laude)
Phi Beta Kappa


Pennsylvania