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Elizabeth Saxe
Elizabeth A. Saxe
Associate
Washington +1 202 662 5385 esaxe@cov.com Download V-card

Liz Saxe is an associate in the firm’s Washington DC office. Her practice includes white collar defense and investigations, as well as civil litigation. She has counseled clients in connection with investigations conducted by the Justice Department, U.S. Attorneys, and the State Department, and has represented clients in federal and state courts.

  • Represents a global financial institution in connection with government and internal investigations of alleged money laundering, tax evasion, fraud, and related issues.
  • Represented company and conducted internal investigation in connection with Department of Justice National Security Division and Department of State investigations under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
  • Represented individuals and corporate entities in pre-indictment criminal investigation relating to alleged fraud and financial crimes.
  • Represents Microsoft Corporation in constitutional challenge to a statute that allows courts to forbid technology companies from telling their customers about legal orders for their data under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA). See Microsoft Corporation v. United States Department of Justice, No. 2:16-cv-00538-JLR (W.D. Wash.).

Pro Bono

  • Advised an organization that provides legal and policy assistance in post-conflict states on access to justice issues.
  • Represented an individual charged with attempted murder in state court in a five-day jury trial.

Previous Experience

  • U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Office of the Chair, Law Clerk
  • Vermont House of Representatives, Chief of Staff to the Speaker of the House
  • United States Peace Corps, Republic of Moldova, Health Education Volunteer
  • Best Speaker, K.K. Luthra Memorial Moot Court Competition, Delhi, India (2012)