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Elizabeth Liner

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Elizabeth Liner advises clients on day to day employment decisions regarding discipline and termination, as well as drafting, revising and implementing employment policies.

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Professional Biography

Overview

Elizabeth helps to defend clients in claims brought under Title VII, FMLA, ADA, ERISA, FRSA and other grievances through litigation, mediation and arbitration. She also manages Department of Labor investigations, regularly responds to EEOC charges and drafts position statements.

During law school Elizabeth served as a judicial extern to Judge James J. Brady in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.

Representative Matters
  • Experience obtaining injunctive relief and enforcing non-compete and non-solicitation agreements on behalf of corporate clients.

  • Defended Class I and other railroads in employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation lawsuits, with summary judgment for the railroad in many of the lawsuits.

Professional Honors & Activities
  • Listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in Employment & Labor (2019)
  • President and Vice President – Shreveport Bar Association's Women's Section Young Lawyer Committee
  • Member – Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Recipient – Young Lawyer Committee Member of the Year Award, Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Uncorked Committee Member – Forum35 (Co-Chair, 2017—)
  • Member – Louisiana Bar Association
  • Member – Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Member – Bar Association of the 5th Circuit
  • Member – American Bar Association
Speaking Engagements
  • "Using Handbook Policies to Safeguard against Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation," National Business Institute's Louisiana Employment Law CLE seminar (December 2018)
  • "Ethical Issues in Employment Law," National Business Institute's Louisiana Employment Law CLE seminar (December 2018)
  • Panelist – "Real Practice Tips for Young Lawyers," Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel seminar (September 2018)
  • "Human Resource Law from A to Z," National Business Institute Seminar (August 7-8, 2018)
  • "Hot Topics in Labor and Employment Law," LADC/TADC Winter Seminar (February 2018)
  • Panelist – "Motion Practice Across State Lines," LADC/TADC Winter Seminar (February 2018)
  • Co-presenter – "The Supreme Court's Upcoming Look at Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements," ABA/ EEO Committee for Liaison with EEOC, OFCCP, and DOJ (April 2017)
  • "Building your Business as a Young Lawyer," CLE Presentation, Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel Young Lawyer Committee's October CLE (October 2016)
  • "Best Advice on Managing Client Relations," LADC Winter Seminar (January 2016)
  • "Recent Developments in Louisiana Law," LADC North Louisiana Seminar (February 2014)
  • "Employment Law Update," LADC North Louisiana Seminar (February 2013)

Awards

Elizabeth Liner
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Education

  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D., 2012, magna cum laude
  • Louisiana State University, B.S. in Accounting, 2009, magna cum laude

Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2012
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana

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