AUSTIN (April 10, 2014) – Elizabeth Ross Hadley, a senior associate in the Austin office of international law firm, Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been named a finalist in the legal category of the 2014 Austin Under 40 Awards (Au40) presented by the Austin Young Women’s Alliance (YWA) and Young Men’s Business League (YMBL).
“Elizabeth’s hard work is not limited to the outstanding legal services she provides to her clients,” said Darrell Windham, co-managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Austin office. “She goes above and beyond for her clients, her colleagues and her community. We are very proud of Elizabeth and congratulate her on this prestigious recognition.”
According to the Au40 website, Au40 recognizes distinguished Austinites across fourteen categories: Arts, Sports, Media & Entertainment; Business & Entrepreneurship; Community Service & Non-profit; Culinary Arts & Hospitality; Energy & CleanTech; Engineering, Architecture & Design; Financial Services & Insurance; Government & Public Affairs; Legal; Marketing, Public Relations & Advertising; Medicine, Healthcare & Sciences; Real Estate; Technology & Startup; and Youth & Education.
Hadley focuses her practice on government law and policy with an emphasis on legislative and regulatory advocacy, including insurance regulation, healthcare, and economic development. She has legislative and agency experience working in the U.S. Senate, the Texas State Senate, and the Texas Department of Agriculture where she served as Assistant Commissioner prior to rejoining the private sector. Hadley also has significant litigation experience representing both private companies and state governmental entities in Texas and Mississippi. She is an active member of the Austin community, including the Jr. League of Austin and the board of Dress for Success Austin.