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Elizabeth Fitch

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Office: 410.385.2225
Direct: 410.385.9101
Fax: 410.547.2432

Elizabeth Fitch is an associate in the firm’s Business Litigation Group where she concentrates her practice on complex business and commercial litigation. Her practice also includes fiduciary litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country. In addition to litigating, Ms. Fitch sits once a week as a judge of the Orphans’ Court for Howard County.


J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 2018
Magna Cum Laude

B.A., University of Maryland at College Park, 2002

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Maryland, 2018
U. S. Tax Court, 2019
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Maryland State Bar Association
Member of Estates and Trust Law Section

Bar Association of Baltimore City
Member of Business Litigation and Bench Bar Committees

Howard County Bar Association

Maryland Association of the Judges of the Orphans’ Courts

United States Tax Court

Kiwanis of Ellicott City

American Bar Association
Member of Business Law Section and Judicial Division; serves on Nominating Committee to the National Conference of Specialized Court Judges

National College of Probate Judges

Howard County Estate Planning Council - Board Member

Government Service
  • 2018 – present, Associate Judge, Orphans’ Court for Howard County
  • 2017, Intern, Hon. Clayton Greene, Jr., Court of Appeals for Maryland
  • 2016, Intern, Orphans’ Court for Howard County
  • 2016, Intern, Family Law Administration for Carroll County
  • Dean’s Citation
  • Royal Graham Shannonhouse, III Honors
  • 2008 Rookie of the Year for Volunteer Service as an Emergency Medical Technician

“Over 300,000 Totally and Permanently Disabled Taxpayers Forgiven of Student Loan Debt”, Tax Talk, Maryland State Bar Association, Section of Taxation, Volume 24: Number 2 (Dec. 2016).

Professional History

Ms. Fitch attended the University of Baltimore School of Law where she served as Staff Editor on the University of Baltimore Law Review, interned for the Honorable Clayton Greene, Jr. on the Court of Appeals in 2017, interned for the Orphans’ Court for Howard County in 2016, and worked as a law clerk at Silverman Thompson. Ms. Fitch also served as President to the Business and Tax Law Association, student representative to the Taxation Council of the Maryland State Bar Association and Vice Magister to Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honors Society. In addition, Ms. Fitch worked as a Student Attorney for the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic where she represented taxpayers in federal and state tax disputes involving administrative controversies before the IRS and Comptroller’s Office of Maryland. She graduated with honors in 2018. Ms. Fitch completed her undergraduate education at the University of Maryland where she interned as a Victim and Witness Coordinator for the State’s Attorney’s Office for Montgomery County.