Elizabeth Houghton is a litigation associate in the New York office. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation and regulatory investigations. Elizabeth represents domestic and international clients in connection with anti-corruption, fraud and antitrust inquiries. She has also served on two trial teams for complex product liability litigations. Elizabeth maintains an active pro bono practice and has represented individuals in immigration, family, housing, and criminal law matters.
Prior to joining Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Elizabeth served as an intern at the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Federal Tort Claims Act Litigation Section. While in law school, Elizabeth served as the Managing Editor of the Michigan Journal of Gender and Law.
Board Member, Cardinal McCloskey Community Services
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Representation of corporations facing federal and state government investigations into potential antitrust violations across several industries, including the pharmaceutical and electrical energy fields
Performed comprehensive Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance review for a multinational corporation with extensive overseas operations
Representation of global bank employees in connection with investigation of the foreign currency market
Representation of European financial institution against U.S. employment, fraud, and defamation claims
Representation of a major U.S. product manufacturer against claims of negligence, failure to warn, fraud and conspiracy in Florida federal and state courts
Representation of low-income New Yorkers in a lawsuit seeking class-action status and alleging fraudulent and illegal debt collection practices
Representation of pro bono clients in matters including civil rights, immigration, family law, and housing disputes