Elizabeth A. Johnston works with our labor and employment team to defend employers across the United States in litigation brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage and hour laws. The team has also been able to eliminate class claims and resolve matters on an individual basis. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Elizabeth worked in the Fair Labor Standards Division at the US Department of Labor. She was also selected as a Skadden Fellow at the National Women's Law Center, where she worked from 2012 to 2014.
Vanderbilt University Law School, 2011, J.D.
University of Virginia, 2005, B.A.
District of Columbia
Clerkship to Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey of the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2011 - 2012)
Clerkship to Judge Anthony J. Trenga of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (2012 - 2013)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2019)