Elizabeth M. Avery is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin's Competition and Regulation group. Her practice includes advising on litigation and investigations, merger and ongoing strategic/operational advisory work, as well as compliance programs and training. She has particular expertise in multijurisdictional matters. Prior to joining Gilbert+Tobin, Elizabeth was an antitrust lawyer in the New York office of Weil, Gotshal and Manges LLP for 7 years.
Elizabeth was recently recognised as a leading competition lawyer in Australia, in the 12th edition of Global Competition Review's International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists 2011. She is a vice chair of the international antitrust committee of the American Bar Association's International Law Section and is an active member of the ABA Antitrust Section. She is actively involved in many of the committee's activities, including speaking and writing on antitrust issues, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region.
Prior to moving to New York, Elizabeth worked for 2.5 years with a major Australian national law firm, after having worked for a year as associate to Justice Ronald Sackville in the Federal Court of Australia.
Elizabeth obtained a Master of Laws from New York University, where she won the antitrust prize. She also holds a BA (German and Government), and LLB (Honours) from the University of Sydney. Elizabeth is admitted to the bar of New York, and also as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales.