Elizabeth Savage


Background

Elizabeth Savage is an Oregon native. Her practice areas include appellate work, products liability, personal injury, and family law. Before becoming a lawyer, she was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon, where she focused on AIDS education programs and women’s health and empowerment. Ms. Savage also worked as a high school English teacher in the Mississippi Delta and New Orleans, where she taught 9th-12th grade literature, as well as AP language and composition. While in law school, Elizabeth served as a law clerk for the Oregon Department of Justice, a judicial extern for the Oregon Supreme Court, and an Articles Editor for the Lewis & Clark Law Review.

Admitted to Practice

  • Admitted to the Oregon State Bar: 2014
  • Admitted to the US District Courts for the District of Oregon: 2014
  • Admitted to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals: 2015

Professional & Community Activities

  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, member
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Amicus Committee, voting member
  • Multnomah Bar Association, member
  • Oregon Women Lawyers, member
  • Oregon State Bar, member (family law section, litigation section, appellate section)
  • Oregon State Bar, House of Delegates, Member, Region 5 (2019-2022)
  • Children’s Representation Project, pro bono attorney (2017-present)
  • Lewis & Clark Law School Mentorship Program, mentor (2019)

Education

  • Lewis & Clark Law School, Juris Doctor degree, cum laude
  • University of Mississippi, Masters of Arts degree, curriculum and instruction
  • Wesleyan University, Bachelor of Arts degree, English literature

Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star (2019)
  • Rising Star Award, Lewis & Clark Law School (2019)