Elizabeth Lahey

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Elizabeth Lahey is an attorney at SL Environmental Law Group. She focuses her practice on complex environmental litigation.

Before joining the firm, Elizabeth was an Assistant Attorney General at the New Hampshire Justice Department. Most recently, she was the director of the Civil Rights Unit, and successfully initiated and litigated the Attorney General’s first actions under the New Hampshire Civil Rights Act. Over the course of her six-year career at the Department of Justice, she argued more than 10 cases before the New Hampshire Supreme Court and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. She also testified before the New Hampshire Legislature on a civil-rights issues on behalf of the Attorney General.

Prior to working for the New Hampshire Justice Department, Elizabeth spent 3 years in private practice as a litigator.

Elizabeth received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Kent State University, where she was a four-year letter winner on the varsity field hockey team. She earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of New Hampshire School of Law. During law school, she was an editor of the Pierce Law Review.

Elizabeth is admitted to practice in New Hampshire, the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.