Elizabeth A. Bawden

Partner | Los Angeles

Secretary Nazeli Khachatryan



  • State of California, 2000

  • State of Arkansas, 2017


  • UCLA School of Law, J.D.

  • Wheaton College (IL), cum laude, B.A.


  • English


  • American Institute for Philanthropic Studies Certified Specialist in Planned Giving program faculty (2019-present)

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Fellow (2014-present)

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Charitable Planning Committee

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Legal Education Committee, Co-Chair

  • USC Trust and Estate Conference Planning Committee, member

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Exempt Organization Section, Chair (2015-2016)

  • Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, Professional Advisory Council (2010-2015)

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section, Chair (2009-2010)

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Executive Committee of Trusts and Estates Section (2005-2009)

  • Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Greater Los Angeles, Past President (2007)

  • Western Regional Planned Giving Conference, Conference Chair (2005)

Key dates

  • Year joined: 2015
  • Year became partner: 2015