Elizabeth McGinnis

Ms. McGinnis is an associate with the firm and practices civil litigation. She received her undergraduate degree from New York University in 2004 and her law degree from UC Hastings College of the Law in 2011. During law school, she gained extensive experience through the UC Hastings Civil Justice Clinic and as a law clerk with the East Bay Community Law Center and California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. She received numerous awards for work in the public interest, including the ABA Commission on Homelessness & Poverty’s John J. Curtin, Jr. Justice Grant, the Legal Aid Association of California’s Dan Bradley Fellowship and Outstanding Award in Pro Bono for completing more than 150 hours of pro bono work. Upon graduation, she was awarded the prestigious Ralph Santiago Abascal Fellowship to work with California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. Ms. McGinnis joined Maire & Deedon following five years as a staff attorney with California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc., where she practiced in the areas of education, real property and employment law.