Elizabeth “Liz” Aloi, Esq., is an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia (USAO), where she investigates and prosecutes public corruption. Ms. Aloi started at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Superior Court Division, where she prosecuted violent crime and domestic violence offenses.
Before joining the USAO, Ms. Aloi was a supervisor and trial attorney in the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (MLARS) of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division. At MLARS, she investigated money laundering by corrupt foreign officials as part of the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative. Before joining MLARS, Ms. Aloi was a trial attorney in the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division, where she received the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service for the prosecution of a price-fixing cartel. Throughout her time with the Justice Department, Ms. Aloi carried a pro bono caseload representing parents in the Superior Court Family Court Operations Division.
Early in her career, Ms. Aloi spent two years as counsel to the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, where she focused on criminal justice reform, including prisoner reentry and juvenile justice.
Ms. Aloi received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington University and her Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School, where she was Executive Editor of A Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual. Before attending law school, she was a Mickey Leland-Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow.