Elizabeth Barreto

Associate

Education

Seton Hall University 2012
B.A. Cum Laude
University of Connecticut School of Law 2013-2014
University of Puerto Rico School of Law 2015
J.D.

Bar Admissions

State of New Jersey, 2016

United States District Court, District of New Jersey

1st Circuit Court of Appeals

Experience

Elizabeth focuses her practice on defending cases involving commercial matters, commercial transportation, construction defect, construction site accidents, dealership liability, employment and labor law, insurance coverage, products liability, professional liability, property damage, and toxic tort and environmental matters.

Before Elizabeth joined the firm she was an associate with a defense firm practicing in the areas of education, labor and employment law, and insurance and civil litigation. Prior to private practice, she was a Law Clerk for the Honorable Candido Rodriguez. Elizabeth also served as a judicial intern in the Superior Court of New Jersey, an intern in the Federal Public Defender's office, and a student law clerk within the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.  

Elizabeth was the senior editor of the Business Law Journal during her time at the University of Puerto Rico School of Law and received two awards for her participation in the school's mock trial advocacy competition.