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Eliza Beeney is an Associate in McKool Smith’s New York office. She has experience in complex civil litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Eliza clerked for the Honorable Margo K. Brodie of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York where she assisted in civil and criminal matters in all stages of litigation, including trial. Prior to her clerkship, Eliza was a litigation associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell where she worked on securities fraud and complex commercial cases.

Eliza attended Cornell Law School where she was an editor for the Cornell Law Review, Executive Vice Chancellor of the Moot Court Board and a member of the Cornell Women’s Law Coalition. She also worked in Cornell’s Capital Punishment Clinic and authored a note selected for publication in the Law Review.

Education

J.D., Cornell Law School, 2016

  • Articles Editor, Cornell Law Review
  • Myron Taylor Scholar

B.A., Johns Hopkins University, 2013

Clerkships

  • Hon. Margo K. Brodie, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Court Admissions

  • State of New York
  • The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
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