Elizabeth Fletcher is the managing shareholder of Fletcher & Lee, Ltd. Elizabeth primarily practices bankruptcy law and has represented clients in chapter 7, 11 and 13 cases as well as in bankruptcy adversary proceedings including but not limited to preference litigation, fraudulent conveyance actions, turnover claims, discharge objections and discharge revocation issues. Her bankruptcy clients include creditors, chapter 7 and 11 trustees and debtors. Elizabeth also has extensive experience in general civil litigation matters.
Elizabeth obtained an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of New Hampshire in 1994. Thereafter, Elizabeth worked in the securities industry and obtained her Series 7 & 63 licenses. She went on to attend the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, graduating third in her class, summa cum laude, in 2002. During law school, Elizabeth served as an Associate Editor of The Journal of Contemporary Health Law & Policy and was a member of the Students for Public Interest Law, through which she worked in a domestic violence clinic assisting victims of domestic violence obtain protective orders against their abusers. Elizabeth also acted as a research assistant to Professor Clifford Fishman and completed a legal internship with The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence in Washington, D.C.
After graduation, Elizabeth served as a federal law clerk to the Honorable Valerie P. Cooke in the United States District Court for the District of Nevada (Reno). Elizabeth then began the practice of law as an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Arnold & Porter, LLP. In 2006, drawn by her love of the endless outdoor activities, she permanently relocated to Reno, Nevada. Elizabeth was an associate in the Reno office of Lionel Sawyer & Collins before beginning a solo law practice in 2010. Elizabeth later joined forces with her current law partner, Cecilia. Elizabeth is licensed to practice law in Nevada, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Elizabeth has been listed on the Nevada Business Magazine’s yearly list of Northern Nevada Legal Elite since 2013. In 2020, Lee High, Ltd. (now Fletcher & Lee, Ltd.) was recognized as a Tier I law firm in the Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law categories by U.S. News and World Report. Elizabeth has participated in numerous local community organizations including as a Board member on the Northern Nevada Women Lawyers Association and as President of the Jessie Beck Elementary School Parent Faculty Organization.
After work and on weekends, you can often find Elizabeth hiking, skiing or boating on Lake Tahoe with her family, running on the ditch trail, or hanging out with her kids and two golden retriever puppies.