Elizabeth D'Aunno advises clients facing complex regulatory matters and government-related investigations and litigation.

Ms. D'Aunno previously worked at the firm as a summer associate. She has also held internships in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the US Department of State and in the Office of the White House Counsel.

Prior to pursuing her law degree, Ms. D'Aunno worked as a contractor at the US Department of Justice in the National Security Division, where she drafted counterterrorism and national preparedness policies. She also worked as a contractor at the US Department of Defense for the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs, where she focused on initiatives to counter insider threats.


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  • Education

    • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2015

      Editorial Board, Virginia Law Review, Order of the Coif, Hardy Cross Dillard Scholarship

    • BA, Political Science, Stanford University, 2009

      with distinction

      Phi Beta Kappa

  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Virginia