Elizabeth Marx, Staff Attorney

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Areas of Expertise: Elizabeth provides advocacy, training, consultation and support services in energy and utility matters on behalf of Pennsylvania’s low-income residents and community  organizations. She has a substantial background in family, utility, and housing law.

Experience: Prior to joining PULP, Elizabeth worked as a Staff Attorney at the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence. There, she provided state-wide training and supportive services to legal professionals and consulted on public policy matters affecting victims of domestic violence. While in law school, Elizabeth worked as a certified legal intern for the Civil Legal Representation Project at the YWCA of Greater Harrisburg.
Publications: 
  • Elizabeth Marx, Protecting Victims, Saving Lives: 36 Years of Effective Domestic Violence Prevention, AT ISSUE: PBA YLD (Summer, 2013), available at http://www.pabar.org/public/yld/pubs/atissue/aisummer2013.pdf.
  • Elizabeth R. Marx, When is a Billboard Just a Billboard?: Township of Exeter v. Zoning Hearing Board and the Implications of Business-Infused Police Power, 19 WIDENER L.J. 711 (2010).
  • Contributing Author: JOHN DERNBACH ET AL., WHITE PAPER: NEXT GENERATION RECYCLING AND WASTE REDUCTION:  BUILDING ON THE SUCCESS OF PENNSYLVANIA’S 1988 LEGISLATION (Apr. 2011).
Awards: Upon graduating from law school, Elizabeth was awarded the Distinguished Service Award, the Distinguished Legal Scholarship Award, and the Dean’s Award for her leadership, scholarship, and commitment to social justice and public service.
Education: Elizabeth received her B.A. in political science & women’s studies from Temple University and her J.D. from Widener School of Law, Harrisburg. Elizabeth is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.