Elizabeth A. Hutson


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  • The George Washington University Law School, JD, cum laude, Notes Editor, Federal Communications Law Journal, 2013
  • University of Virginia, BA, Political Philosophy, Policy and Law, with High Distinction, 2008
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Betsy primarily handles commercial litigation and dispute resolution on behalf of business clients, such as financial institutions, public companies and closely held corporations.

Before entering private practice, Betsy served as law clerk to Judge Claude M. Hilton of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. As a law student, she interned for the U.S. Department of Justice, where she assisted the Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit. She also served as a legal and policy fellow for Polaris Project, for whom she conducted research on states’ human trafficking legislation and completed legal memoranda addressing the due process rights of child sex trafficking victims under safe harbor laws. In addition, Betsy clerked for a Maryland law firm, assisting clients on complex civil litigation, employment law, and trust and estate administration.

Betsy attained her law degree from The George Washington University Law School, where she was notes editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal and secretary of the Moot Court Board. She participated on the championship team for, and was recognized as the best oralist in, the 2013 National Religious Freedom Moot Court Competition. She also served as judges’ chair for the Mock Trial Board and as a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Board.

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