Elizabeth (Liz) Roussel focuses her practice on advising employers and managers of businesses and defending their interests in litigation. Over the years, Liz has represented a wide variety of clients including energy and oil and gas companies, healthcare organizations, financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies, retailers, public entities, nonprofits, state agencies, private universities, charter schools, start-ups and technology companies.
Liz regularly defends clients in jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations. Her litigation experience includes representing employers in wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment and retaliation suits; defending directors and officers in mismanagement, consumer protection, fraud, breach of contract and unfair trade practice suits; and counseling companies in commercial disputes, enforcement of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements and derivative suits.
Liz also advises employers on compliance with federal and state law and directors and officers of private and non-profit companies on corporate governance matters. Clients say they appreciate Liz’s dedication, work ethic and experience as an accomplished oral advocate, skilled negotiator and talented legal writer. Each of these qualities enables her to be an effective communicator with her clients, litigation adversaries, judges andjuries.
- Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2002
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1998
Professional Affiliations & Memberships:
- American Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)
- New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute, Class of 2013-2014
- Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
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