AUSTIN – Nov. 29, 2018 – Texas government law and policy and litigation attorney Elizabeth Ross Hadley, a shareholder in the Austin office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been appointed to serve on the advisory board of the University of Mississippi Department of Political Science.
As a board member, Hadley, an Ole Miss alumna, will work closely with the University’s department chair to offer strategic counsel and recommendations on the Political Science Department’s activities. She and other board members will advise on the creation of scholarship programs and endowments as well as help identify distinguished professors, employees, and alumni of the university.
“I am pleased to be selected for this opportunity and to play a role in serving the university that gave me a terrific education,” Hadley said. “I look forward to working with my fellow trustees in advising the Department of Political Science and helping current and future students have the best opportunities available to them.”
Hadley earned a B.A. in political science from Ole Miss and her law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law where she won first place in moot court trial competition and was a member of the National Trial Competition team. Following graduation from law school, Hadley continued her passion for political science by working for Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, also an Ole Miss alumna, in the Leader’s office in Washington, D.C.
In Greenberg Traurig’s Austin office, she represents clients before the Texas legislature, state agencies, and the executive branch on regulatory and legislative matters, as well in litigation and legal matters. Her resume includes advising U.S. Senator Trent Lott on foreign policy matters, serving as general counsel to Texas State Senator Kip Averitt, and serving as assistant commissioner for the Texas Department of Agriculture under Commissioner Todd Staples.
Her clients include financial institutions, health care and insurance providers, public and private corporations, pharmaceutical companies, and state governmental entities.
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