Elizabeth Pignatelli

Hogan Lovells

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Hogan Lovells
Boston, MA
Phone 1: 617-371-1031




​Lizzie Pignatelli represents clients in a wide range of investigations, criminal matters, and commercial disputes, with a particular focus on the health care, financial services, education, and medical device sectors. Lizzie conducts internal investigations; defends clients in federal, state, and local criminal and civil investigations; and litigates complex cases in federal and state courts, including multidistrict litigation. She is experienced in all phases of internal and government investigations, civil litigation, and criminal proceedings, helping clients to navigate issues arising in a broad array of subject areas, including the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, state qui tam litigation, professional licensing, financial services fraud, public corruption, and employee misconduct. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Lizzie represented large financial institutions and individuals in connection with regulatory investigations, complex commercial disputes, and securities actions at an international firm in New York. Before she moved to private practice, Lizzie was a law clerk for the Honorable Joseph L. Tauro of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the Honorable Michael A. Chagares of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. During law school, Lizzie interned in the Major Crimes Unit of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of New York. Lizzie devotes her time pro bono to representing victims of domestic violence as a volunteer attorney for the Women's Bar Foundation, where she also serves on the Board of Trustees.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Crime
  • Government Investigations
  • Healthcare
  • Internal Investigations
  • Qui Tam; Whistleblower Defense
  • Title IX
  • White Collar Crime