Liz has practiced in the areas of management-side employment law counseling and litigation since 1992. Her client base ranges from private corporations to municipalities and counties. Liz works closely with HR professionals, management teams and in-house counsel to develop effective risk management strategies and cost-effective ways to avoid employment-related problems.
Liz’s practice includes a focus on time-sensitive and detailed internal investigations involving questions of employee misconduct and legal compliance issues.
Liz also has wide-ranging litigation experience. Liz defends employers in claims before the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Hampshire Department of Labor, and the New Hampshire Public Employee Labor Relations Board. Liz’s court room experience includes jury trials in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts state and federal courts, bench trials, arbitrations, mediations and appellate arguments.
Liz regularly develops policies and procedures for clients and advises on a wide-range of employment issues, including compliance with laws related to gender, age, disability, national origin and religious discrimination, the FLSA and the FMLA. Liz also regularly assists public sector clients with a wide variety of labor issues including grievances, arbitrations and collective bargaining.