Elizabeth Zakheim


Elizabeth Zakheim is an associate at Mound Cotton. She graduated from Brooklyn Law School, where she was in the Phi Delta Phi International Honor Society and on the Brooklyn Journal of International Law, and received the CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Fundamentals of Legal Drafting: Litigation, and Law of War Seminar.

Before attending law school she was Press Officer for the New York City Fire Department (FDNY). She received her B.A., cum laude, in Political Science from New York University.


  • Associate Board Member, Brooklyn Defenders
  • Member, New York City Bar: National Moot Court Competition Committee; Former Member, Immigration and Nationality Law Committee


New York, 2019
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2023
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2023


J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 2018; Brooklyn Journal of International Law
B.A., cum laude, New York University

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