Elizabeth Scully is a skilled trial attorney who maintains a broad-based litigation practice. Ms. Scully has successfully defended the firm’s clients in matters involving complex commercial and contract disputes, professional malpractice, employment litigation, premises liability and antitrust claims. She also has extensive experience handling matters involving the management, discovery and production of large-scale electronic records. Ms. Scully serves as BakerHostetler’s Washington, D.C. Litigation Coordinator, with practice management responsibility for approximately 50 attorneys in the D.C. office.
Currently, Ms. Scully is leading trial teams in a variety of matters in the United States and abroad stemming from the firm’s appointment as counsel to the SIPA Trustee in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, LLC. Her team’s efforts are concentrated on the investigation and recovery of assets from off-shore hedge funds. Recoveries will be added to the fund of customer property, which will be distributed pro rata to the customers of the Madoff Ponzi scheme with allowed claims.
Some of Ms. Scully’s representative matters include:
Ms. Scully began her litigation practice in BakerHostetler’s Columbus, Ohio, office. While in Columbus, she served as a mediator for the Franklin County Municipal Court in a variety of contract disputes. In June 1999, Ms. Scully transferred to BakerHostetler’s Washington, D.C., office, where she is now an Equity Partner and serves as the office’s Hiring Partner and Litigation Coordinator.
Ms. Scully is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and is a member of the American, Virginia, District of Columbia and Maryland Bar Associations. She has an extensive history of leadership in the District of Columbia Bar, having been elected and served as Treasurer of the District of Columbia Bar, member of the District of Columbia Bar Board of Governors’ Finance and Budget Committees and Board liaison for the Litigation Section Steering Committee. Ms. Scully also serves on the Board of Directors of the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia. Ms. Scully is a long-standing supporter of the arts and education and served for six years on the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts Associates Board of Directors.