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Elizabeth Hess has broad experience representing clients in government enforcement defense and internal investigations, and in a variety of litigation matters. She defends corporations and corporate executives in government investigations and other criminal and regulatory proceedings in connection with various allegations, with particular focus on False Claims Act investigations and related qui tam litigation. She also leads internal investigations for a variety of clients and counsels clients on the adequacy of their internal controls and compliance policies and procedures.
Elizabeth has also acted as trial, appellate, and arbitration counsel in both individual and class action suits involving claims in various practice areas, including state and federal False Claims Act liability, complex commercial disputes, unfair and deceptive trade practices, consumer fraud, securities and shareholder class actions, and professional liability involving auditors/accountants, architects, engineers and contractors.
In 2016, Law360 featured Elizabeth as a "Rising Star" and was named to Benchmark Litigation's inaugural "Under 40 Hot List." She has also been named an "Illinois Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine in 2010, 2011, and 2012.
She graduated from the University of Chicago Law School and also earned her B.A. from the University of Chicago.
Last Updated 27th July 2017