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Elizabeth Niles is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She practices in the firm’s Litigation Department, focusing on white collar criminal defense and investigations, employment law, and complex commercial litigation.
Ms. Niles regularly represents a diverse range of clients, including major multinational corporations, in criminal, regulatory, and internal investigations. Her practice includes advising clients under investigation by regulators; coordinating and conducting witness interviews, document reviews, and productions; working with in-house legal, audit, and compliance teams; preparing presentations and reports; and preparing subject matter experts for meetings with government agencies. Ms. Niles has experience in complex commercial litigation, including authoring motions and petitions; preparing expert and corporate witnesses for depositions; and coordinating and preparing cross-examinations at trial. She was a member of the Gibson Dunn trial team that obtained a complete dismissal of SEC administrative proceedings against Lynn Tilton and her company, Patriarch Partners.
Ms. Niles clerked for Judge William F. Kuntz, II on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Ms. Niles received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2014, where she served as Managing Editor of the Harvard Journal on Legislation. She received her Masters of Education from the Boston University School of Education and her undergraduate degree in Government and English from Georgetown University.
Ms. Niles is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the District of Columbia.
On a pro bono basis, Ms. Niles works with international rule of law NGOs on trainings related to wildlife trafficking laws and anti-human trafficking and forced labor laws. Ms. Niles is also the Co-Chair of the ABA International Section’s International Animal Law Committee Wildlife Crime Working Group.
Moderator, American Bar Association Panel on Wildlife Trafficking in the Maritime Industry, Virtual (December 3, 2020)
Harvard University - 2014 Juris Doctor
Boston University - 2011 Master of Education
Georgetown University - 2009 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar
New York Bar