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Education:
William Paterson College of New Jersey (B.A., magna cum laude, 1980)
Rutgers University at Newark (J.D., 1983)
Judicial Clerk to Hon. Herbert Susser, J.S.C., 1983-1984
Bar Admissions:
1983, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Member:
Mercer County Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Associations
New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law (Past Member)
District VII Ethics Committee (Past Member)
Board of Directors for The Princeton Festival

Attorneys

E. Elizabeth Sweetser

E. Elizabeth [Betsy] Sweetser is of counsel to the firm and works in the Commercial Law and Litigation  and Insurance Litigation Departments.  She concentrates her practice in the area of complex non-personal injury civil litigation and appeals, with particular emphasis on trust and fiduciary litigation, partnership and shareholder disputes, insurance coverage and contract matters. Many of Ms. Sweetser's cases have resulted in reported opinions.  She has written numerous informative articles over the years that can be found in both professional and lay newspapers and magazines as well as on the worldwide web.

After graduating from Rutgers Law School in Newark NJ, Ms. Sweetser joined PR&A where she remained until late 2014.  She recently rejoined the firm. She is a graduate of the Harvard Law School Mediation Training Program and has served as both a mediator and commercial arbitrator in the Superior Court of New Jersey-Mercer County.  She also served for many years, by appointment of the New Jersey Supreme Court, on the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee (Chairperson Part B) and the District VII Ethics Committee.  Ms. Sweetser is a member of the New Jersey and Mercer County Bar Associations. 

Ms. Sweetser was a member of the Board of local not for profit HomeFront for more than a decade, where she chaired the Governance and Audit and Risk Management Committees.  Presently Ms. Sweetser volunteers with the “A Team,” a well-known art program associated with the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen.  She is also a long time Board member of The Princeton Festival, a summer performing arts festival, where she serves as Chair of the Governance Committee.
 

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