L. Elizabeth Floyd

Staff Attorney

L. Elizabeth Floyd is a Staff Attorney in the Housing Law Unit. She represents low-income tenants in eviction and housing conditions cases before the D.C. Superior Court. She also litigates housing law claims before administrative bodies, such as the D.C. Housing Authority and the Office of Administrative Hearings.

Prior to joining Legal Aid in August 2015, Elizabeth was a postgraduate fellow at CASA de Maryland, where she handled a variety of housing and consumer matters affecting recent immigrant communities in Maryland. Elizabeth also served as an intern for Make the Road New York, the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area and the Environmental Defense Fund.

Elizabeth is a 2014 graduate of Harvard Law School, where she was a student attorney in the Post-Foreclosure Evictions Defense, Family Law and Education Law Clinics. Prior to law school, she received her B.A. from Duke University, spent a year in Russia on a Fulbright grant and worked several years in Durham, North Carolina at a community-based organization providing service and advocacy to the local Latino community and as a legal assistant in the Farmworker Unit of Legal Aid of North Carolina. Elizabeth speaks Spanish, Russian and some French.

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J.D., Harvard Law School

B.A., Duke University


Email: efloyd@legalaiddc.org
Phone: (202) 661-5978
Fax: (202) 727-2132