Elizabeth (Lizz) Matos is the Civil Rights Division Chief and Senior Advisor to the Attorney General at the Attorney General’s Office. Between 2018 and summer 2023, Lizz was the Executive Director of Prisoners’ Legal Services of Massachusetts (PLS). Lizz has been involved in litigation about solitary confinement practices regarding prisoners with mental illness, discrimination against deaf and hard of hearing prisoners, draconian classification practices, guard-on-prisoner assaults, and lowering exorbitant and monopolistic prison phone rates. Before her ED appointment, Lizz worked as a Staff Attorney at PLS and previously worked as a Staff Attorney at South Coastal Counties Legal Services where she practiced housing, education, disability, and immigration law. Prior to law school, she served as the Immigrant Rights Coordinator for the MIRA Coalition and was a Fulbright Scholar in Mozambique, Africa. Lizz is a member of the BBA’s Delivery of Legal Services Section and served as the Section’s Steering Committee Co-Chair from 2021-2023. She is a graduate of Brown University and Georgetown University Law Center.