Elizabeth Culley is a principal in Andre, Morris & Buttery’s Litigation Group and is an experienced litigator. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California in 2005. She ranked first in her class at Chapman University Law School and completed her juris doctorate degree at USC Gould School of Law in May 2008. While at USC, Elizabeth was a senior content editor for the Southern California Law Review. She also served as a judicial extern for Judge Alex Kozinski at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Homegrown and proud of her Central Coast roots, Elizabeth offers a winning combination of local knowledge and urban experience. Law school and first jobs at prestigious firms in L.A. prepared her for a successful legal career, and now she’s brought that experience home to the Central Coast where she grew up. Elizabeth’s small town upbringing and close family ties assure clients this is one big city lawyer who understands local sensibilities.
Before joining Andre, Morris & Buttery, Elizabeth was an associate at several large law firms in Los Angeles, including Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP. At Jeffer Mangels, Elizabeth managed a variety of state and federal litigation matters, specializing in land use, business litigation, and trademark and copyright litigation. Having grown up on the Central Coast, Elizabeth returned in 2015 and joined Andre, Morris & Buttery and became a partner in 2020.
Elizabeth is admitted to practice in all of the courts of the State of California, as well as the Central District of California.