ECBAWM elected Katherine Rosenfeld and Elizabeth S. Saylor as partners. Ms. Rosenfeld joined ECBAWM in 2004 after being an associate at Koob & Magoolaghan, where her practice focused on prisoners’ rights and employment discrimination litigation. She clerked for the Hon. Dean D. Pregerson on the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Ms. Rosenfeld received her B.A., with honors, from the University of Chicago and her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was a student director of the Community Legal Services Clinic. Prior to practicing law, Ms. Rosenfeld worked for several years as a court advocate for a domestic violence agency, providing legal services to battered women.
Ms. Saylor joined the ECBAWM in 2006. Prior to joining ECBAWM, Ms. Saylor worked at The Legal Aid Society, where she began as a Skadden Fellow, and represented victims of domestic violence in a variety of cases, including a class action that successfully challenged the systematic denial of public benefits to immigrants. For her work on the case, Ms. Saylor was named one of the 21 Leaders of the 21st Century by Women’s eNews. She clerked for the Hon. Robert D. Sack on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Saylor received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Amherst College and her J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where she received the Sears Prize, awarded to the two second-year students with the highest GPAs. Ms. Saylor spent her law school summers at NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund (now called Legal Momentum), Debevoise & Plimpton, and Massachusetts Law Reform Institute.