Elizabeth Noonan-Pomada joined Ropes & Gray as an associate in the litigation department in 2017. Before joining the firm, Elizabeth was a summer associate in the Chicago office.
Elizabeth is an associate in the firm’s Litigation and Enforcement group. She focuses her practice on white collar criminal defense, governmental and internal investigations, and related civil litigation. Her experience includes representing companies in matters involving the Foreign Corruption Practices Act, government enforcement actions, internal investigations, compliance matters, and complex commercial litigation.
- Representing a public company in an SEC accounting investigation.
- Conducting investigation in India for a medical device company into alleged fraud and corruption.
- Representing a medical device company pursuant to its global anti-corruption resolution with the United States Security Exchange Commission, and its ongoing independent compliance consultant oversight through 2020.
- Conducting investigations in Brazil and India for a leading global life sciences company into alleged fraud and corruption.
- Assisting with a global post-merger anti-corruption risk assessment for a publicly-traded multinational pharmaceutical company following a material acquisition of another multinational.
- Counseling a publicly-traded international food and beverage company on development of an ethics and compliance program and advising the company on anti-corruption third-party due diligence around the world.
- Representing several mutual fund investment advisers against claims of excessive fees under Section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940.
- Part of the trial team that represented a class of adolescents suffering from mental illness, who were confined at the Iowa Boys State Training School and were subjected to excessive and punitive use of solitary confinement and mechanical restraints. Ropes & Gray along with co-counsel, Children’s Rights and Disability Rights Iowa, litigated the case in a two week trial in the Southern District of Iowa.
- Obtained asylum for Tajik woman persecuted on account of her non-conformity with prevailing social, political, and religious norms and who feared future persecution on account of her sexual orientation.
- JD, summa cum laude; Order of the coif, Washington University in St. Louis Law School, 2017
- BA (Government and Gender Studies), magna cum laude, Franklin & Marshall College, 2014; Phi Beta Kappa