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Elisabeth M. Stein
Elisabeth is Constitutional Accountability Center’s Policy Counsel. Prior to joining CAC, Elisabeth was Federal Relations Counsel for the American Association for Justice, where she focused on constitutional rights, civil procedure, consumer protection, and civil justice. At AAJ, she also helped respond to proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure limiting access to the courts. Elisabeth also spent several years working on Capitol Hill, first as Judiciary Counsel to Congressman Henry C. “Hank” Johnson and then as Counsel to the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy, where she developed expertise in access to justice issues and courts policy. From 2005-2008, Elisabeth was in private practice at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP. Elisabeth received her J.D from New York University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University.