Elizabeth Monnin-Browder


  • JD, magna cum laude, Boston College Law School, 2010; Boston College Law Review , Senior Editor
  • MPH, Boston University School of Public Health, 2007
  • BA, summa cum laude, Tufts University, 2003


  • Massachusetts, 2010

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2012
  • Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) Board of Ambassadors, Co-Chair
  • Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association – Committee on Transgender Inclusion
  • Women’s Bar Association

Elizabeth Monnin-Browder


Elizabeth joined Ropes & Gray in 2011 as an associate practicing in the litigation department.

Prior to joining the firm, Elizabeth was a staff attorney at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) through the New Alternatives Program.



  • Co-editor and co-author, Transgender Family Law: A Guide to Effective Advocacy (May 16, 2012)


  • Panelist, Massachusetts Probate and Family Court Fall Judicial Conference (September 27, 2013)
  • Presenter, "Transgender Equal Rights: Understanding & Complying with the New Law," Boston Bar Association (June 14, 2012)
  • Presenter, "The New Massachusetts Transgender Equal Rights Law," MCLE Conference (February 3, 2012)