Elizabeth Wilkerson joined Clawson & Staubes in August of 2016. Her areas of practice focus on civil litigation and defending individuals and businesses in personal injury and other matters. She is also experienced in providing opinions related to insurance coverage matters and litigating those matters when necessary.
Elizabeth graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Carolina in 2010. She earned her Juris Doctor degree in 2015 from the Charleston School of Law where she was Senior Articles Editor of the Federal Courts Law Review and served as President of the Public Interest Legal Society. She returned to Columbia, South Carolina, during her final year and completed law school at the University of South Carolina School of Law.
Before law school, Elizabeth worked for a lobbying firm in Washington, D.C., where she gained experience in the federal legislative and administrative processes. She also organized events for state and national political leaders.
After graduating from law school, Elizabeth served as judicial law clerk to South Carolina Circuit Court and Business Court Judge Clifton Newman. As a judicial law clerk, she obtained invaluable insight into courtroom proceedings and trials, including a better understanding of the decision-making processes of the judge and jury.
Elizabeth serves on the firm’s Recruitment Committee. She lives in Columbia, South Carolina, with her husband and their young daughter. They are members of Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Columbia.