Biography

Elizabeth Riordan Hurley is an associate in the firm's Litigation department. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Hurley served as a law clerk to the Hon. Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick of the New York State Court of Appeals.

Representative Matters

Representation of financial guarantee insurers in breach of contract and fraud action against originators and sponsors of residential mortgage-backed securities.

Representation of a major pharmaceutical company in multiple actions relating to the pricing of its products.

Representation of non-profit corporation in investigation and recovery of items of cultural and historical value.

Representation of medical device manufacturer in multi-district litigation and state product liability actions.

Representation of hedge fund in conversion and replevin action against former employee.

Consultation on matters of New York State appellate practice, including briefing to the New York Court of Appeals.

Pro Bono

Obtained dismissal of eviction proceeding on behalf of elderly tenant of the New York City Housing Authority.

Successfully petitioned for and obtained U visa on behalf of undocumented Nicaraguan woman suffering from domestic violence.

Represented putative class of New Orleans public school students with disabilities in civil rights litigation seeking relief under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Admissions

  • New York