Elizabeth R. Cruikshank

Managing Associate

Washington, D.C.

Elizabeth is a Managing Associate in the Supreme Court and Appellate practice group.

Before joining Orrick, Elizabeth served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kim McLane Wardlaw of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to the Honorable Jesse M. Furman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.   She was previously a litigation associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York.  Elizabeth received her law degree from Columbia Law School, where she won the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Prize and was an Articles Editor for the Columbia Law Review.  She graduated from Princeton University.

Elizabeth is on the board of Rights Behind Bars, a legal nonprofit that represents incarcerated people on appeal in civil rights lawsuits concerning their conditions of confinement.