Elizabeth Preate Havey


PAGOP Secretary, Elizabeth Preate Havey is Partner at the law firm of Dilworth Paxson LLP.  Ms. Preate Havey is a transactional attorney representing corporations and nonprofit organizations such as the National Constitution Center, providing general corporate and transactional advice. Ms. Preate Havey also specializes in public and private finance matters involving bonds and notes and counsels municipalities in the monetization through the sale or lease of municipal assets. In addition to her transactional practice, Ms. Preate Havey assists clients with government relations needs, utilizing her long-standing professional relationships with key political players at the local, state, and federal levels.

Ms. Preate Havey is an active leader in the community, having served as Chair of the Montgomery Country Republican Committee from 2017-2023 and as a member of:  the National Constitution Center Board (Secretary and General Counsel), PA Economic Development Financing Authority, PA Convention Center Authority, Belmont Charter School Network, and the Mid Penn Bank Advisory Board. She is the first female President of The Pennsylvania Society, a member of the Forum of Executive Women, and sat on the Merit Selection Panels for Federal Magistrate Judges in 2020 and 2022.