Hon. Elizabeth Holtzman talking about the US Midterm Elections | Hon. Elizabeth Holtzman Counsel; Co-Chair, Government Relations Group, Herrick


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Voting is important because it’s an opportunity for change. It gives people a voice about whom they want in office and is a chance to stand up for the issues they care about.

About Hon. Elizabeth Holtzman

  • Elizabeth Holtzman handles government relations at the federal, state, and local levels.
  • She also focuses on litigation.
  • Liz joined Herrick after over 22 years in government, including 2O as an elected official.
  • During her four terms as a U.S. Congresswoman, she captured national attention for her role on the House Judiciary Committee where she voted to impeach President Richard Nixon and questioned President Ford about the Nixon pardon.
  • She chaired the Immigration and Refugees Subcommittee (where she co-authored Senator Ted Kennedy the Refugee Act of 1980).
  • Co-founded and was elected and re-elected as the first Democratic Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues.
  • She wrote many laws, including extending the deadline for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment and the Rape Privacy Act.
  • She was the first member of Congress to expose the U.S. government’s inaction on Nazi war criminals living in America and spearheaded the effort to bring them to justice.
  • When elected, she was the youngest woman to be elected to Congress, a record she had held for 42 years.
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