Cozen O’Connor: Olivera, Elizabeth

Elizabeth A. Olivera

Associate

Chicago

(312) 382-3139

(312) 382-8910

Elizabeth's practice focuses on employment-based immigration for institutional clients and multinational corporations. She works with clients from a wide variety of industries, including technology, engineering, manufacturing, and utilities. She assists clients in acquiring employment-based visas for key employees so they will be authorized for employment in the United States.

Elizabeth serves on the Board of Governors for the National Filipino American Lawyers Association as Alternate Regional Governor for the Central Region and as co-chair of the Young Lawyers Committee. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago.

Prior to joining the firm, Elizabeth was an extern to the Honorable Timothy A. Barnes, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois. Elizabeth was also a summer associate at Cozen O'Connor. Throughout law school, she was a research assistant to both Professor Wendy Epstein and Professor Gregory Mark. Prior to law school, Elizabeth was an intern and summer associate at two Chicago law firms.  

Elizabeth earned her undergraduate degree from Drake University. Elizabeth earned her law degree from DePaul University College of Law. While in law school, she was the associate editor of the DePaul Law Review and served as the Student Bar Association vice president, secretary, and a first-year senator.

News

Cozen O’Connor Attorney Elizabeth Olivera Named to Board of Directors of the Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago

March 04, 2019

Cozen O’Connor attorney Elizabeth Olivera, an associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice in Chicago, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago (FALA Chicago).

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2018
  • Drake University, B.S., 2015
  • Illinois

American Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association

Board of Directors, Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago

Alternate Regional Chair, Board of Governors, National Filipino American Lawyers Association

American Immigration Lawyers Association