Elizabeth Torphy-Donzella represents management in employment litigation in state and federal courts. Since joining the firm in 1995, Liz has litigated hundreds of labor and employment cases for clients throughout the country. She has tried both jury and non-jury cases in State and Federal Court and has defended employers in administrative hearings, as well. While her clients come from a broad range of industries, she has particular expertise representing employers in the restaurant industry.
Liz defends employers in cases involving claims of wrongful discharge, sexual harassment, employment and housing discrimination, alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Family Medical Leave Act and a variety of employment torts. Liz has obtained summary judgment for employers on a wide range of employment-related claims. She also designs and conducts customized training sessions for managers and employees intended to foster behavior that will reduce the potential for employment-related claims.
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