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Elizabeth E. Schlissel

Associate schlissel@thsh.com 212-508-6714 LinkedIn

Areas of Focus

  • Employment Law
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Elizabeth E. Schlissel

Associate schlissel@thsh.com 212-508-6714 LinkedIn

Areas of Focus

  • Employment Law

Biography

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

Employment Litigation

Elizabeth represents companies in all types of employment litigation in state and federal court including wage and hour matters, discrimination, workplace harassment, retaliation, hostile work environment, breach of employment contracts and restrictive covenants, and failure to accommodate disabilities.

Workplace Investigations

Elizabeth conducts internal workplace investigations concerning allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, employee misconduct, workplace assault, and employee theft. Elizabeth’s fact-finding investigations include interviewing witnesses, obtaining and reviewing documents and electronic evidence, drafting comprehensive investigative reports, and guiding employers with regard to corrective action in order to minimize exposure to liability.

Employment Trainings

Elizabeth regularly conducts on-site trainings with employees and management in order to prevent sexual harassment and discrimination and to promote appropriate responses by management in the event of workplace complaints.

Employment Counseling

Elizabeth counsels employers, management teams, and HR executives regarding compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations. 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 to draft, review, and update employee handbooks and policies.

State and Federal Department of Labor Audits

Elizabeth also represents employers in connection with audits and investigations conducted by the U.S. and New York State Department of Labor.

College:

  • College: Boston University

Law School:

  • Law School: Hofstra University School of Law
  • 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.

Professional:

  • Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court, Executive Committee Member
  • Long Island Association Young Professionals Committee
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Committee
  • 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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Elizabeth Schlissel is an associate in Tannenbaum Helpern’s Employment Law practice representing clients in employment litigation, investigation, regulation, and other aspects of employment law.

Employment Litigation

Elizabeth represents companies in all types of employment litigation in state and federal court including wage and hour matters, discrimination, workplace harassment, retaliation, hostile work environment, breach of employment contracts and restrictive covenants, and failure to accommodate disabilities.

Workplace Investigations

Elizabeth conducts internal workplace investigations concerning allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, employee misconduct, workplace assault, and employee theft. Elizabeth’s fact-finding investigations include interviewing witnesses, obtaining and reviewing documents and electronic evidence, drafting comprehensive investigative reports, and guiding employers with regard to corrective action in order to minimize exposure to liability.

Employment Trainings

Elizabeth regularly conducts on-site trainings with employees and management in order to prevent sexual harassment and discrimination and to promote appropriate responses by management in the event of workplace complaints.

Employment Counseling

Elizabeth counsels employers, management teams, and HR executives regarding compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations. 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 to draft, review, and update employee handbooks and policies.

State and Federal Department of Labor Audits

Elizabeth also represents employers in connection with audits and investigations conducted by the U.S. and New York State Department of Labor.

College:

  • College: Boston University

Law School:

  • Law School: Hofstra University School of Law
  • 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.

Professional:

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