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Hon. Elizabeth L. Gunn

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Hon. Elizabeth L. Gunn is a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Columbia in Washington, D.C., appointed on Sept. 4, 2020. A COVID-era selection and appointment, she was sworn in by Zoom from her living room. Prior to her appointment, Judge Gunn served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Virginia as the sole the bankruptcy specialist for the Division of Child Support Enforcement. She also practiced law in Richmond, Va., at Sands Anderson PC and McGuireWoods LLP. In 2017, Judge Gunn was honored as a member of ABI’s inaugural class of 40 Under 40. She currently serves as the secretary for the Bankruptcy Section of the FBA. Judge Gunn is a frequent author for the ABI Journal and an ABI Volo circuit court website editor, and she has edited two books for ABI. She received her B.A. cum laude from Willamette University and her J.D. cum laude from Boston College Law School.