Elizabeth Pierson

Elizabeth Pierson

Elizabeth joined Law Forward as a legal fellow after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Edmond E. Chang on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Before clerking, she spent two years as an Arthur Liman Public Interest Fellow in Legal Action of Wisconsin’s Milwaukee office, representing clients in housing and unemployment insurance matters. Elizabeth is a graduate of Shorewood High School, Haverford College, and Yale Law School. She enjoys hiking the Ice Age Trail with her beautiful and perfect rescue dog, and singing in choirs.

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How the Democracy Principle could redeem the Wisconsin Supreme Court

By: - February 17, 2023

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is due for a reset. This spring, voters will elect a new justice to replace retiring Justice Patience Roggensack. Come August, the Court will have a new member, a new dynamic, and an opportunity to refine its approach to the consequential cases it decides. This could not be happening at a […]

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Who’s behind all the election administration lawsuits?  

By: and - October 17, 2022

Over the past few weeks, months, and even years, dozens of challenges have been mounted to Wisconsin’s election laws and how our clerks run elections. A close look reveals that a small handful of conspiracy theorists and right-wing movement lawyers are driving these lawsuits and administrative complaints. These actors have clearly defined, antidemocratic interests that […]