Elizabeth Prelogar


I guide clients through complex legal issues and appeals, developing creative and compelling arguments to persuade courts, regulators and other decision-makers.

+1 202 776 2076

Elizabeth is an acclaimed appellate litigator who has argued seven Supreme Court cases, briefed more than 75 cases at the merits and certiorari stage, and handled numerous appeals in federal and state courts around the nation. Elizabeth’s practice covers a wide range of civil and criminal matters, including high-stakes constitutional, white collar and regulatory issues. Most recently, Elizabeth served as an assistant to the solicitor general at the US Department of Justice. Elizabeth also previously served under Robert Mueller III, providing legal and strategic advice in the special counsel investigation.

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  • Cooley Pens Supreme Court Amicus Brief Supporting ACA 

She is a person of superb intellect and deep integrity. – Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Former Solicitor General

  • Harvard Law School
    JD, magna cum laude

  • University of St. Andrews
    MA, Literature
    with distinction

  • Emory University
    BA, summa cum laude

Admissions & Credentials


District of Columbia


  • American Law Institute

  • Edward Coke Appellate Inn of Court

Rankings & Accolades

    Bisnow DC, Top 40 Lawyers Under 40


+1 202 776 2076 office

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004-2400