Sandza Law PLLC
Sandza Law PLLC
Elizabeth Sandza represents clients regularly in state and federal trial courts in Delaware, California, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, as well as in the bankruptcy and appellate courts in those jurisdictions.
She also chaired the Commercial Litigation Practice and the Class Action Defense Practice at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman and Dicker LLP, an AMLaw 200 law firm, for 10 years.
A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, she also regularly appears before international arbitral tribunals and can serve as an arbitrator or neutral.
Betsy regularly counsels U.S. corporations regarding exposures under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, regulations of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and international banking anti-terrorism and anti−money laundering regulations. She also has served as counsel to U.S. advocates for foreign governments under the U.S. Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). A former Delaware Deputy Attorney General, she also has extensive experience representing corporate clients in government investigations.
Betsy served for 15 years as corporate secretary and general counsel to the board of directors of the Southern Africa Enterprise Development Fund, a $100 million equity fund created by the U.S. government that invested in small and medium-sized companies in eleven Sub-Saharan countries.
In addition, she served on the Advisory Board of the South Africa Washington International Program, an NGO that brings together promising young South African leaders of diverse backgrounds and exposes them to government and business in the United States.
Awards & Distinctions
AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Rated by Martindale-Hubbell as a Washington, DC and Baltimore Top Rated Lawyer, 1999-2014, 2016-2020
Who's Who of American Lawyers Who's Who of American Women Selected for inclusion in Washington, DC Super Lawyers, 2014-2020
Delaware Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar Association Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, member for more than 25 years (former member)
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), a Director of the North American Branch and Chair of the Washington, D.C. Chapter
District of Columbia, California, Delaware, Maryland
Gordon & Rees - 1981-1985 - Associate
Leboeuf Lamb, Greene & MacRae 1985- 2007
Dewey & Lebouef - 2007 - 2009
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman and Dicker 2009-2021
· Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., 1979
· Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism, M.S., 1974
· University of Minnesota, B.A., 1973, · magna cum laude
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