Elizabeth Shively Boatwright


Elizabeth is a partner in the Firm's Litigation and Business practice groups. Her practice includes representing clients in a range of business litigation, corporate advocacy and commercial matters in both state and federal court, including contract disputes, employment matters and class action and multi-district litigation.

Contact Information

75 East Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44308


The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D.
The University of Mount Union, B.A., English & Business Administration, cum laude

Representative Matters

  • Represented Fortune 500 company in multi-district pharmaceutical litigation involving over 300 cases
  • Part of trial team defending Fortune 500 company in toxic tort litigation, resulting in complete defense verdict
  • Defended manufacturing company against claims including breach of non-competition agreement and trademark infringement
  • Represented venture capital client in multi-forum litigation against former employee concerning breach of non-competition agreement
  • Successfully represented a major medical device client in a number of breach of contract matters in state and federal courts
  • Successfully represented employer in enforcing non-competition agreement against former employee, including obtaining injunctive relief
  • Successfully managed litigation for major alarm services client for numerous breach of contract actions in jurisdictions across the nation
  • Represented members in dissolution of limited liability company and negotiated successful outcome
  • Draft lease agreement, franchise agreements and all types of corporate agreements

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Ohio Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association
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