Elizabeth Hughes is a seasoned trial attorney specializing in civil litigation.
Ms. Hughes graduated from the University of Maryland and received her JD degree from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1988. In law school, Ms. Hughes served as Second Year Class President and Student Bar Association President, and received the outstanding leadership award at graduation.
Ms. Hughes is a seasoned trial attorney specializing in civil litigation. She has over ten years experience trying and arbitrating case for both plaintiffs and defendants in the District of Columbia and Maryland.
Ms. Hughes started her career doing insurance defense work. Her practice has expanded over the years to include representing individuals, families and corporations in contracts, personal injury, employment and insurance related matters. Ms. Hughes also has a broad corporate practice in which she advises individuals and corporations on business related matters including: formation and maintaining business entities (corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships); negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts, leases and agreements; and advising officers and directors with respect to corporate matter and fiduciary obligations. She is also presently serving as general counsel for a number of local companies. Ms. Hughes other areas of practice include advising conservator and guardians for incapacitated individuals, estate establishment and administration, probate, divorce and general civil litigation.