Nixon Peabody LLP has announced the expansion of its public finance practice with the addition of Elizabeth D. Moore, partner in the firm's New York City and Albany offices. As a partner in the public finance practice, Ms. Moore will represent clients on government compliance issues which include ethics, government relations strategy, lobbying, and campaign finance.
As a member of the public finance group, Ms. Moore will provide insight and guidance to clients as well as other public finance attorneys concerning issues and regulations involving New York State entities. Additionally, Ms. Moore was a co-chair of New York State Governor Eliot Spitzer's Transition Committee providing knowledge and insight as one of Gov. Spitzer's chief policy advisors.
Ms. Moore also co-chairs Nixon Peabody's diversity action committee (DAC) established to continue the firm's commitment to diversity initiatives. The mission of this committee is to ensure that a sense of diversity and inclusiveness is fostered throughout the firm in all that the firm does involving its lawyers, personnel, and clients. Under Ms. Moore's leadership, the firm's diversity initiative has received national accolades to include recognition by Fortune magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies To Work For " in 2006 and 2007.
Active in the New York community, Ms. Moore is a member of Cornell University's Board of Trustees, the Rochester Institute of Technology's Board of Trustees, and The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Board of Trustees.