Elizabeth Raines

Partner

  • location icon Dallas, TX
    2100 Ross Avenue
    Suite 2000
    Dallas, TX 75201

Elizabeth Raines is a partner in the Dallas office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Products Liability and General Liability Practices. She has 20 years of complex litigation and trial experience in state and federal district and appellate courts across the country. Elizabeth litigates, manages, resolves, and tries commercial, statutory, and tort claims of all types for clients in multiple industries. She also advises clients on litigation preparedness and prevention as well as product warning and labeling. Much of her work involves challenging medical, scientific and technical issues, regulations and standards. Elizabeth has prepared, presented and examined scores of witnesses with medical, scientific and technical expertise. She also has served on national, regional and local defense and trial teams for multiple clients involved in product liability and toxic tort mass actions. Elizabeth is currently studying the development of autonomous vehicle technology with great interest.

Elizabeth served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr. after law school. She also has several years of experience as a creative professional in the advertising industry, where she honed business, communication and presentation skills of great value to her work today.

Areas of Concentration

  • Products and Industries: asbestos, automotive, aviation, insurance, medical device, mined minerals, pharmacy, pharmaceutical, recreational products, restaurant, retail, telecommunications, tobacco, toy
  • Product Liability and Commercial: class action, contract, intellectual property, statutory, business tort, mass tort, toxic tort
  • Employment: contract, discrimination, statutory
  • Regulations and Standards: ANSI, ASTM, CPSC, DOL, EEOC, FAA, FDA, ISO, NHTSA, NFPA, NTSB, OSHA

Publications

  • Lifton, D., Raines, E., Jacob, M., The Litigation Landscape for Autonomous Vehicle Crash Liability, Part 1: Current Conditions, Bloomberg Law, 2019.
  • Lifton, D., Raines, E., Jacob, M., The Litigation Landscape for Autonomous Vehicle Crash Liability, Part 2: New Tech, New Claims, Bloomberg Law, 2019.
  • Lifton, D., Raines, E., Jacob, M., The Litigation Landscape for Autonomous Vehicle Crash Liability, Part 3: A Look Ahead, Bloomberg Law, 2019.

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • Kansas
    • Missouri
    • Texas
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of Kansas
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Admissions

Kansas, Missouri, Texas

United States District Court for the District of Kansas

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri

United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Associations

Defense Research Institute

Education

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Juris Doctor

Southern Methodist University

Bachelors of Arts

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