Elizabeth G.Bentley (Betz)


Minneapolis + 1.612.217.8866

Elizabeth Bentley focuses on appellate advocacy, motions practice, and trial strategy in federal and state courts.

Elizabeth served three clerkships, including to Justice Sonia Sotomayor of the U.S. Supreme Court, prior to joining Jones Day in 2018. She also practiced appellate litigation at a leading national firm and immediately following law school was a legal fellow for the Vera Institute of Justice in New York City, where she assisted the organization's general counsel regarding issues of nonprofit law.

During law school, Elizabeth participated in the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic and was a teaching fellow for a law and social movements course.


  • Pro bono client scores victory before Eighth Circuit on BIA's improper review of Convention Against Torture claimOn April 3, 2020, Jones Day achieved a victory before the Eighth Circuit in an immigration case.
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