Elizabeth focuses her practice in the areas of mass tort, toxic tort, and product liability litigation in state court throughout New York and in federal court. Her clients have included manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, contractors, technology corporations, and transportation entities. Her experience also includes commercial and class action defense litigation. She has litigated appeals of several issues of first impression for premises owners and ship owners.

Elizabeth has served as a member of numerous bar association committees, including the Litigation, Product Liability, Tort Litigation, and State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction Committees at the New York City Bar Association. She has also taught Continuing Legal Education courses, including a litigation skills workshop and a product liability course.

  • Honors and Awards
    • “AV Preeminent” Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
    • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
    • “New York’s Women Leaders in the Law 2013,” New York Magazine, March 2013
    • “New York Area’s Top-Rated Lawyers,” New York Magazine, December 2012
    • “New York City’s Top Women Lawyers,” Avenue Magazine, October 2012
    • “New York’s Women Leaders in the Law 2012,” New York Magazine, March 2012
    • “New York City’s Top Women Lawyers,” Avenue Magazine, October 2011



New York

Elizabeth M. Young


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New York

District of Columbia

United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

United States Supreme Court


Fordham University School of Law, 1987

Vassar College, 1984

Prior Law Firm Experience

Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

Practice Areas