Elizabeth Pederson

General Counsel and Director of Operations

Elizabeth heads the Legal and Compliance team at Aqua-Spark. She has more than ten years of legal experience in a variety of national and international jurisdictions, including local and federal governments and the International Criminal Court. A lifelong social change advocate and former Peace Corps volunteer, Elizabeth founded the nonprofit Ms. JD and served as the President of the Board of Directors for six years, creating programs such as the Global Education Fund, which enabled women in Uganda to receive legal educations. Elizabeth holds a Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School, where she graduated Order of the Coif with Pro Bono Distinction, a M.P.A. from the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, and a B.A. from Brandeis University. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, the outdoors, and running.