Experienced Employment Litigation Attorney
My clients have ranged from federal government agencies to Fortune 100 companies. My work has included crafting press statements and talking points for the federal government, drafting corporate strategy on diversity hiring practices, and extensive written motions in federal court. With degrees and careers in both journalism and law, I am uniquely qualified to provide you with effective, well-written work product.
- Employee Handbook
- Employee Termination
- Employment Agreement
- Employment Policies & Procedures
- Non-Compete Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Employment)
- Severance Agreement
- Workplace Harassment & Discrimination Claims
- Other Labor & Employment Matter
- Case Law Research
- Letter of Intent
- Other Legal Research & Writing Matter
- Appellate Litigation
- Breach of Contract
- Cease & Desist Letter
- Demand Letter
- Product Liability
- Settlement Agreement
- Other Lawsuits & Disputes Matter
"Elizabeth was a litigation associate on our Labor and Employment Team for 2.5 years, and she was an asset to our Firm. Elizabeth is a self-starter and, as her managing attorney, I could rely on consistently strong and polished work from her. She led the drafting of dispositive motions, took and defended depositions and is a particularly strong researcher and writer."
Posted on Apr 19, 2017
"Elizabeth has been a vital asset to our startup, The Farmery. As our legal advisor, she has drafted employment agreements, licensing contracts and non-disclosure agreements. Her advice as company counsel has been essential to our strategic growth. Elizabeth is and will continue to be an asset for our company."
Posted on Apr 19, 2017
Sep 2013 - Present
As a member of the core leadership team at The Farmery, an urban farm and market startup company, I manage legal strategy and assist with initial capital and development. I draft non-compete agreements, capital funding contracts, and non-disclosure agreements.
May 2014 - May 2015
I represented clients in civil litigation involving employment-related claims including breach of contract, discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination. My work involved extensive discovery strategy, requests, responses and motions.
Meynardie & Nanney PLLC
Senior Associate Attorney
Apr 2014 - May 2014
Senior Associate for boutique commercial litigation firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Led client communications, performed legal research, drafted motions and pleadings in both state and federal courts, and appeared before state courts and administrative proceedings. Successfully led and defended witness depositions in federal civil rights case.
Sep 2011 - May 2013
I represented clients in civil employment and business litigation in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration and before federal and state agencies. I drafted motions, discovery and pleadings, as well as employment policies and handbooks, employee contracts and covenants. I earned distinction of the highest-billing associate on my team (2012-2013).
Supreme Court of Virginia
Aug 2010 - Aug 2011
I served as legal clerk to Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons of the Supreme Court of Virginia, assisting him in drafting opinions, orders on petitions for appeal, and bench memoranda. I also assisted with review of certiori and writ panel appeals.
U.S. Department of Justice
Aug 2005 - Aug 2007
I drove strategic communication, drafting press releases, talking points and official statements. I responded to press inquiries regarding the Department's investigations and litigation, particularly regarding the matters of the DOJ's Antitrust Division.