Elizabeth Kurowski received her undergraduate degree in Leadership and Change Management from the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University. She also received her law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law (SLULAW) with a concentration in Civil Litigation. She spent a summer studying in Italy at Loyola University’s John Felice Rome Center as an undergraduate.
While in law school Elizabeth was on the executive committee of the Student Bar Association and served as a licensed student attorney in the Civil Litigation Clinic in both Illinois and Missouri. She was able to achieve favorable results for her clients in the clinic in a variety of cases including winning an unemployment compensation appeal and working with Missouri state leaders to modify the Code of State Regulations. The Clinic was also a part of the Clemency Coalition in which Elizabeth was able to visit clients who were incarcerated and ultimately one client was granted clemency. She was also a David Grant Clinic Student Award nominee at SLULAW.
In law school Elizabeth spent one summer working for MG+M in Boston in its commercial litigation practice. She also spent a summer as a judicial intern for the Honorable Nancy Rosenstengel in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois while simultaneously working as a faculty fellow at Saint Louis University School of Law. Through this faculty fellowship, Elizabeth was part of the creation of the Introduction to Legal Studies class and ultimately served as a teaching assistant for this class.
Elizabeth has a passion for philanthropy and is the co-founder of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Emerging Leaders St. Louis chapter as well as the founder of the Type One Run St. Louis Chapter. She also serves as an outreach volunteer, government advocate, and speaker for JDRF. In addition, she is a member of the Board of Directors for Rainbows for Kids in St. Louis and is a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit Honor Society. She was also recently named a director of the Leadership Council of Southwestern Illinois.
Elizabeth is focusing her work in all areas of the firm’s litigation practice. She resides in St. Louis, Missouri.