Elizabeth A. N. Haas is a partner and litigation attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP. She provides strategic counsel on complex commercial and antitrust litigation, including class action defense work. Elizabeth has particular experience in antitrust litigation and counseling, providing regular antitrust and compliance advice to manufacturers, distributors, service providers and trade associations.
In addition, Elizabeth regularly represents corporate clients in all types of business litigation and arbitration, from routine commercial matters to bet-the-company litigation for matters pending in federal and state courts, as well as before various federal and state agencies. An experienced litigator, she represents corporate clients involved in sophisticated, high-stakes commercial and financial disputes in several different industries, including manufacturing, automotive, food and beverage, sports and technology. In working with clients, Elizabeth seeks to understand her client’s business and strategic objectives in order to best address their needs.
Elizabeth has significant experience in complex electronic discovery and has frequently lectured on the subject. Additionally, she regularly presents on antitrust and compliance issues.
Elizabeth is vice chair of the national Antitrust Practice, a member of the firm’s national Recruiting Committee, and vice chair for the Milwaukee Office Recruiting Committee. She previously served as a member of the firm’s national Associates Committee.
Elizabeth received her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was an associate editor for the Michigan Journal of Gender & Law and the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review. She graduated from The George Washington University, summa cum laude, with a bachelor’s degree in history, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Elizabeth currently serves as a co-chair of the ABA Antitrust Law Section Committee Operations and was previously chair and vice-chair of the Civil Practice and Procedure Committee. Through her work with the Section of Antitrust Law, Elizabeth was the moderator and session chair for "Antitrust Fundamentals" at the 2020 ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting and "Avoiding E-Discovery Accidents and Responding to Inevitable Emergencies" at the 2017 ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting. She was also the project chair for The Indirect Purchaser Litigation Handbook (2015), a treatise published by the ABA Antitrust Law Section. She is an active member of the Seventh Circuit Bar Association, the Association for Women Lawyers and the Milwaukee Bar Association for which she previously served on the board of directors and was a co-chair of the Civil Litigation Section. Elizabeth also serves on the Local Rules Committee for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
In addition to the state and federal courts in Wisconsin, she is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third, Seventh, and Eighth Circuits.
Elizabeth is actively involved in pro bono representation, regularly volunteering her time at the Milwaukee Justice Center at the Milwaukee County Courthouse. Elizabeth also dedicates significant time to charitable work, including previous service on the board of directors for WBCS, Inc., a nonprofit organization that raises money for breast and prostate cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee, a nonprofit organization that supports strategic social change initiatives for women and girls.
Elizabeth has been included on the 2017 Wisconsin Law Journal list of “Women in the Law,” honoring her willingness to tackle difficult cases, volunteer her time in service to the community, and advance the role of women in the legal profession. She was previously listed by the WLJ as an “Up and Coming Lawyer” (in 2011) and has been recognized on the Wisconsin Super Lawyers – Rising Stars® list from 2012 – 2016.