Elizabeth is an associate in the firm’s litigation group where she focuses on complex litigation matters. She is an integral part of the trial team pursuing claims on behalf of the State of Oregon, the State of Maryland, and the City of Seattle against Monsanto Company for PCB contamination. Elizabeth has experience conferring with large corporate entities over document discovery, depositions, and a variety of other pre-trial matters. She is also skilled at preparing witnesses for and representing them at depositions, and in helping them prepare their testimony for trial. In addition, Elizabeth has prepared and argued successful motions and response briefs to effectively serve her clients’ interests.

Prior to joining Stoll Berne, Elizabeth served as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge David W. Christel (U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington) as well as a judicial extern to the Honorable Jolie A. Russo (U.S. District Court of Oregon). She also served as a law clerk for a law firm in Springfield, OR, focusing on business and local government matters, and as a law clerk with the Northwest Justice Project.

University of Oregon School of Law, Order of the Coif, JD, 2017
Excellence in Writing Award, 2016
Excellence in Written Advocacy Award, 2015
Public Law & Policy Fellow, 2014-2017
Oregon Law Review Editor, 2015-2017
Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund; Director, 2015-2016; Board Member, 2014-2017

Washington State University Vancouver, magna cum laude, B.A., Public Affairs, 2014
Public Policy and Politics Concentration; Minor in English

University of Southern Florida, Certificate, 2021
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

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Oregon State Bar, 2017

U.S. District Court, Oregon, 2020

Washington State Bar, 2021

Stoll Berne
Associate, 2019-present

The Honorable David W. Christel (U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, Tacoma, WA)
Law Clerk, 2017-2019

The Honorable Jolie A. Russo (U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, Eugene, OR)
Judicial Extern, 2017

Thorp, Purdy, Jewett, Urness, & Wilkinson PC
Law Clerk, 2016

Northwest Justice Project
Foreclosure Law Clerk, 2015

Campaign for Equal Justice
Associates Committee Member

Multnomah Bar Association
Member

Oregon State Bar
Member

Oregon State Bar New Lawyers Division
Member

Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund
Community Board Member, 2020-present

Palmer Scholars Foundation
Application Reviewer, 2017-2018

We the People
Volunteer, 2010-2016

On the weekends, you can find Elizabeth rooting for the Seahawks, cooking new recipes, and exploring the Pacific Northwest with her dog, Bubbi.

Practice Areas

Business Litigation

From everyday contract disputes to bet-the-company litigation, our litigation team works to understand each party's priorities and to create a solution that best serves you.

Environmental

We have experience litigating environmental issues including mass environmental torts, consumer products contamination, and state and federal natural resource damage recovery.

Representative Cases

Natural Resource Damage and Environmental Contamination

As Special Assistant Attorneys General for the State of Oregon, Stoll Berne attorneys Keith Ketterling, Jen Wagner, Keil Mueller, Steve Larson, Elizabeth Bailey, and Emily Johnson are currently working with Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and attorneys from the Oregon Department of Justice to pursue claims against Monsanto seeking recovery for damage caused to Oregon’s wildlife and environment by polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

Articles

Summer 2022 – “Jury Screening for English Language Proficiency,” Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal

Stoll Berne attorneys Elizabeth Bailey and Emily Johnson wrote about the state and federal court policies of excluding potential jurors who are deemed not proficient in English. The article, "Jury Screening for English Language Proficiency," assesses the policy rationale for whether these policies should change. 

News

Stoll Berne Hires Elizabeth Bailey

Elizabeth Bailey has joined the law office of Stoll Berne as an associate attorney. Her practice will focus on complex litigation matters.

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