Elizabeth B. Prelogar is an Assistant to the Solicitor General in the Department of Justice, a position she has held since 2014. In that role, Elizabeth has argued seven cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and filed dozens of briefs at the merits and certiorari stage of cases. During her tenure in government service, Elizabeth was asked to serve on the Special Counsel’s Russia Investigation and worked in that office for 22 months as an Assistant Special Counsel advising on legal and strategic issues in the investigation.
After graduating from Harvard Law School, Elizabeth clerked for three years, first for Judge Merrick B. Garland on the D.C. Circuit, then for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, and finally for Justice Elena Kagan during her first Term on the Supreme Court. Elizabeth subsequently joined the appellate group at Hogan Lovells US LLP before returning to government service.
Elizabeth's experience includes all aspects of appellate litigation. The cases she has briefed and argued involved questions in the areas of criminal law, constitutional law, voting rights, intellectual property, class actions, government torts, and international commercial arbitration.