Elizabeth Whiteway

Elizabeth Whiteway is an honors graduate of Boston College and Suffolk University Law School.  Elizabeth has worked in the public sector, representing closely held corporations, and in the private sector, as a trial attorney for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  As a senior attorney at Greater Boston Legal Services, Elizabeth represents low wage workers in employment matters and advocates for her clients’ legislative priorities at the Massachusetts State House.  Elizabeth drafted, defended and worked on the implementation of the earned sick time ballot question passed into law by the voters in 2014. On behalf of her client group, the Coalition for Social Justice, Elizabeth is providing legal support to Raise Up Massachusetts (RUM) on their paid family and medical leave campaign, including drafting the proposed legislation, and drafting and defending the related ballot initiative.  Elizabeth served on board of Family Values at Work, a national network of 27 state and local coalitions helping spur the growing movement for family-friendly workplace policies such as earned sick time and family leave insurance.