The Oregon Business Association announced the election of Elizabeth J.M. Large, Knowledge Universe Executive Vice President and General Council, to its Board of Directors.
Elizabeth Large joined Knowledge Universe in 2005. She has served as General Counsel since 2009 and oversees the Legal and Employee Relations Departments.
Before joining Knowledge Universe, Large had her own law practice, litigating complex civil cases in Oregon, Washington, and California for businesses, government, and individuals. She also litigated constitutional challenges as an Assistant Attorney General for the Special Litigation Unit at the Oregon Department of Justice. She also served in private practice as a member of the trial practice group at Stoel Rives LLP.
In April 2011, Large was recognized with a Women of Influence award from the Portland Business Journal for both her contribution to Knowledge Universe, as well as her community philanthropic work.
Large received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Willamette University and her bachelor’s degree in economics and history from the University of Washington. She is also the mother of two twelve-year-olds who attend Portland Public Schools.