Elizabeth Ehret

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Legal Fellow

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Elizabeth Ehret is a Legal Fellow at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Montana, where they work to advance the civil rights and liberties of Montanans through impact-driven litigation.

 Before joining the ACLU of Montana, Elizabeth served as an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow at Whitman-Walker Health in Washington, D.C., where they oversaw Whitman-Walker’s Name and Gender Change Project. While at Whitman-Walker, they—along with coalition partners—successfully advocated for the implementation of a nonbinary “X” gender marker on Washington, D.C. IDs and driver’s licenses, the first of their kind nationwide. Prior to Whitman-Walker, they clerked for the Honorable Amy O'Connor of the New Jersey Superior Court—Appellate Division.

 Elizabeth graduated cum laude from Rutgers School of Law-Newark, where they received the Eli Jamel Memorial Prize for Public Interest Law and the National Association of Women Lawyers Award for their commitment to LGBTQ rights advocacy. While in law school, they were named a Point Foundation Scholar, a Marsha Wenk Public Interest Law Fellow, a Patton Boggs Public Policy Fellow, and an Eagleton Institute for Politics Governor's Executive Fellow. Their note, Legal Loophole: How LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Laws Overlook the Partners of Transgender People, was published in the Rutgers Law Review.

 Elizabeth received their Bachelors of Music from The College of New Jersey, with a double major in Music Performance and Women’s and Gender Studies. Elizabeth is admitted in Montana, New Jersey, New York, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana.

 

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