Elizabeth Slater

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Elizabeth Slater

Elizabeth Slater is an associate at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP. 

Elizabeth joined the firm from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, where she assisted clients in a variety of complex civil litigation matters in state and federal court. She also maintained an active pro bono practice focusing on immigrant rights. Elizabeth clerked for both the Honorable Paul G. Gardephe and the Honorable John F. Keenan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Elizabeth received her J.D. magna cum laude from Fordham University, where she was inducted into the Order of the Coif and was a Mary Daly Scholar and a Stein Scholar for the Public Interest. She also served as Senior Articles Editor for the Fordham Law Review. While in law school, Elizabeth participated in the Federal Litigation Clinic, and interned at the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic at Yale Law School and the Immigration Practice at Brooklyn Defender Services.

Prior to law school, Elizabeth was a Fulbright scholar in Argentina and worked as a paralegal with the New York Legal Assistance Group. She received her B.A. magna cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis.


  • B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2010
    magna cum laude

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2017
    magna cum laude


  • Hon. John F. Keenan, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

  • Hon. Paul G. Gardephe, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • Senior Articles Editor, Fordham Law Review

  • Stein Scholar for the Public Interest, Fordham University School of Law

  • Mary Daly Scholar, Fordham University School of Law

  • Fulbright Scholar

Bar and Court Admissions 

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (D.D.C.)
  • New York 

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