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Elizabeth E. Schlissel

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Elizabeth E. Schlissel


Elizabeth Schlissel is an associate in the Tannenbaum Helpern’s Employment Law practice representing clients in employment litigation and other aspects of employment law.

Employment Litigation

Elizabeth represents companies in all facets of employment law including wage and hour issues, discrimination, retaliation, hostile work environment, breach of employment contracts and restrictive covenants, harassment and failure to accommodate disabilities in state and federal court. She also represents employers in connection with audits and investigations conducted by the U.S. and New York State Department of Labor.

Employment Counseling

Elizabeth counsels employers and their management team and HR executives in complying with federal, state and local employment laws. Counseling includes advising clients on a daily basis regarding personnel issues, wage and hour compliance, and preventing, investigating and responding to discrimination and sexual harassment complaints. In addition, Elizabeth regularly works with employers reviewing and drafting their employee handbooks and policies.
  • NY Employment Laws: What To Know For 2019 | March 28, 2019
  • “Complying with New York State Sexual Harassment Laws,” Theodore Roosevelt Inn of Court, Nassau County Bar Association, December 17, 2018 (closed event)
  • “Emerging Trends in Employment Law,” Theodore Roosevelt Inn of Court, Nassau County Bar Association, March 2017
Practice Areas:

Areas of Focus:

  • Employment Law



  • College: Boston University

Law School:

  • Law School: Hofstra University School of Law

Prior Affiliations:

  • Elizabeth previously served as an Assistant District Attorney for the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office, serving under District Attorney Kathleen Rice, prosecuting misdemeanors and felonies.



  • Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court, Executive Committee Member
  • Long Island Association Young Professionals Committee
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Committee

Bar Admissions:

  • New York State
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
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