Elizabeth B. Meers

Hogan Lovells (Washington)
Lawyer (of Counsel)

Elizabeth Meers has been immersed in the education sector for more than 30 years. Whether the issue involves student financial aid, institutional or programmatic accreditation, state education licensure, civil rights, religious identity, or other education-related matters, Elizabeth has extensive knowledge of the law, agency practice, and education sector norms. Elizabeth has a broad background with federal and state regulations and accreditation standards governing the education sector. Elizabeth applies her knowledge in counseling clients on compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements; negotiating contracts, including international initiatives, online programs, and mergers and acquisitions; and representing clients in legal proceedings involving federal and state agencies and accreditors. Elizabeth’s clients include colleges and universities, independent schools, education associations, foundations, education companies, investors in the education sector, and other education organizations. Elizabeth led the Hogan Lovells Education practice area from 2004 to 2014. She has also been a higher education association executive, in-house counsel, and a college trustee. She is also an active member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). Elizabeth has been recognized for her leadership in the education community and for her pro bono legal services. The Best Lawyers in America named her Washington, D.C. Education Law Lawyer of the Year for 2014-15 and 2019. Georgetown University Law Center has honored her twice, with the Alumnae Achievement Award in 1999 and the Paul R. Dean Award in 2005. Catholic Charities Legal Network of the Archdiocese of Washington and the John Carroll Society commended her volunteer service to the Legal Network in 2005 and 2010.

Linked authors

Hogan Lovells (Washington)
Hogan Lovells (Washington)
Hogan Lovells (Washington)
Hogan Lovells (Washington)

Articles

20 Bulletin

Elizabeth B. Meers, Stephanie J. Gold, William F. Ferreira, Joel D. Buckman, Logan M. Breed The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rules against a sports association’s policy of limiting the compensation paid to student-athletes and affirms limited injunctions (National Collegiate Athletic Association)

20

On 18 May 2020 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in an antitrust case challenging the association’s policy of limiting the compensation paid to student-athletes. The decision is the latest concerning the NCAA’s (...)

Send a message