Saul Ewing Partner Michelle N. Lipkowitz Appointed to Maryland COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force

Saul Ewing Partner Michelle N. Lipkowitz Appointed to Maryland COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force

(Baltimore, Md - 2020-06-15)

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP has announced that Baltimore Office Managing Partner Michelle N. Lipkowitz has been appointed to the Maryland Attorney General's COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force.

The Task Force is a partnership between the Maryland Office of the Attorney General and the Maryland Access to Justice Commission. Appointees will strive in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic to keep Marylanders housed, safe and secure. The Task Force brings together high-level and diverse leaders with expertise in a myriad of sectors, including health, disaster recovery, business, government and many others so that it can confront this challenge together - with innovation and resolve. The Task Force is charged with ensuring that when Marylanders encounter the civil justice system, justice is accessible, fair and equitable. Striving for this in the civil justice system will protect public health, spur economic recovery and growth, and reduce inequities and further harms to the most vulnerable among us.

Ms. Lipkowitz, a vice chair of the Firm’s Litigation Department, focuses her practice on commercial litigation, white collar defense, and government investigations. Her practice includes handling governmental investigations, commercial real estate, shareholder disputes, consumer class actions, construction matters, products liability, and contractual disputes. In addition, Ms. Lipkowitz has significant experience defending colleges and universities and advising educational institutions. She has extensive experience before various administrative bodies and in state and federal courts throughout Maryland and across the country.

"I am humbled and honored to serve on the Attorney General's Task Force. I look forward to working with this influential group of leaders to affect meaningful, long-lasting contributions to reducing inequities and further harms to the most vulnerable Marylanders amongst us."

Ms. Lipkowitz earned her J.D. from Georgetown Law, and her B.A from Harvard University.