Elizabeth Abdnour is an experienced advocate committed to working towards justice and equality for all people. She joined McAllister Olivarius in 2022 to work on cases covering civil rights, employment, education, disability, and sexual and domestic violence.
Liz worked for eight years as a legal services attorney, representing low-income people in various civil legal matters. She also served as the supervising attorney of a domestic violence and protection order clinic jointly operated by a legal aid organisation and a law school, before transitioning to work as a civil rights and Title IX investigator at Michigan State University.
In 2018, she launched her own firm, Elizabeth Abdnour Law, to fight for justice on behalf of clients at school and in the workplace. Her combined legal, investigative, and administrative experience gives her significant understanding of employers’ and educational institutions’ obligations with respect to the civil rights of their stakeholders.
Outside her work at McAllister Olivarius, Liz serves on the boards of The Firecracker Foundation, which provides healing services to child survivors of sexual violence, and MI AECRES, which provides free or low-cost non-legal advocacy and legal representation to students to protect and enforce their education rights.
Liz is admitted to practice in Michigan and Ohio as well as various federal district and appellate courts.