Staff

Elizabeth Perez

Elizabeth Perez

Legal Director, eperez@lawyersalliance.org, (212) 219-1800 ext. 232

Legal Director Elizabeth Perez oversees Lawyers Alliance's legal representation, educational, and client outreach services for nonprofits and manages the in-house staff attorneys. Since joining Lawyers Alliance as a staff attorney in 2007, Ms. Perez has led program areas focused on immigrant communities, elder services, and urban health. She also coordinated a program providing technical assistance to nonprofits that form New York City's safety net. Ms. Perez’s legal expertise includes government contracting, mergers and strategic alliances, lobbying compliance, and legal risk management. Ms. Perez was an associate at Clifford Chance US LLP. She received her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law in 2004, an L.L.M. from the University of London in 2004, and a B.A. from Texas A&M University in 2000.

Lawyers Alliance publications: Advising Nonprofits, Fifth and Sixth Editions

Professional activities: Member of the American Health Law Association; member of the New York City Bar Association

Preferred pronouns: she/her

Favorite hobby: Recreational running, more tortoise than hare