Elizabeth T.M. Fitzpatrick

Elizabeth T.M. Fitzpatrick

Senior Associate

Elizabeth Fitzpatrick advises and represents clients in a wide variety of litigation, national security and international matters. Ms. Fitzpatrick has particular experience conducting internal investigations and advising companies on export enforcement and other international law enforcement issues. She also represents clients in civil antitrust matters and false claims/qui tam actions.

Ms. Fitzpatrick graduated cum laude from Washington University School of Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief for the Washington University Law Review and served as President of the Women's Law Caucus. Prior to law school, Ms. Fitzpatrick worked as a paralegal-specialist and treaty analyst in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the US Department of State and was member of the US Delegation to the New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) negotiations.


  • Major defense manufacturer in conducting multiple internal investigations regarding compliance with US export controls (International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR)) and international export controls regimes.
  • US and Non-US companies in providing guidance and counseling across sectors on compliance with US trade sanctions and export controls.
  • Fujikura Ltd. and Fujikura Automotive America LLC in ongoing complex multi-district antitrust litigation alleging bid rigging and price fixing of automotive wire harnesses and other products arising out of the government's investigation into the auto parts industry. In re Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation.
  • Several companies on FAA regulation of the commercial use of unmanned aircraft (drones), including preparation of a section 333 waiver application for a Fortune 100 company.
  • Individual challenging Interpol Red Notice.



Carmody MacDonald Legal Practice Excellence Award (2012)
US Secretary of State Certificate of Appreciation (2010)
US State Department Superior Honor Award (2010)


  • JD, Washington University School of Law, 2014, cum laude
  • MSc, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2007
  • BA, University of Pennsylvania, 2006, magna cum laude
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
Government & Military Service
  • US Department of State – Paralegal Specialist and Treaty Analyst


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