Eliza A. Kaiser’s practice focuses exclusively on employment law litigation and advisory matters. Eliza represents employers in federal and state courts, administrative and agency proceedings, and arbitrations and mediations. She has experience litigating a wide range of employment claims, including allegations based on discrimination, wage and hour violations, breach of contract, and tort. Eliza also has experience counseling clients concerning all aspects of the employment relationship, such as equal employment opportunity, employment policies, hiring, termination, disciplinary action, leave and medical issues, and employment contracts.
Additionally, she has conducted numerous investigations into employment issues, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing and employee misconduct. Eliza’s prior experience as an in-house employment lawyer at a financial services firm provides her with a unique perspective on the issues facing employers.
Eliza has been recognized as a leading lawyer repeatedly by Legal 500 (2015 – 2021), which named her one of its Next Generation Partners, describing her as “an integral team member” and “someone the client values tremendously.” Eliza was also named a Rising Star by New York Super Lawyers (2014 – 2019).
J.D., cum laude, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2003
- Recipient, The M.G. Goldstein Memorial Prize in Labor Law
B.A., Political Science, cum laude, Duke University, 1998
New York, 2004
- U.S.C.A., 2nd Circuit, 2010
- U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York, 2005
- U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York, 2005
- New York State Bar Association, Member, Labor and Employment Section
- New York City Bar Association
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