Elizabeth Rielley

Elizabeth Rielley


Washington, DC

Main: 202.824.3000 Fax: 202.824.3001


Elizabeth focuses on patent prosecution and litigation in a wide variety of physics and electrical engineering fields, including semiconductors, nanotechnology, electrical and solar cells, optical systems, and materials science. Elizabeth completed her Juris Doctor degree at Washburn University School of Law. 

Prior to law school, Elizabeth was a USPTO examiner in the electrical discharge art unit. Afterward, she conducted prior art searches and drafted opinions for an IP search company awarded a USPTO PCT contract. While completing her B.S. and M.S. in physics, Elizabeth assisted with experiments in XRF and Mössbauer spectroscopy at the Vitreous State Laboratory.

  • The Catholic University of America
    2001, B.S., Physics, Clyde Cowan Award for an Outstanding Physics Undergraduate
    2004, M.S., Physics
  • Washburn University School of Law
    2022, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • 2022, Kansas
  • 2023, District of Columbia

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