Elizabeth (Liz) Irby is Counsel in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP where she focuses the majority of her practice on defending employers against claims of discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, national origin, age, religion, pregnancy, and disability. She has represented companies across numerous industries, including financial services, educational institutions, manufacturing, and food service.
In addition, Ms. Irby has represented clients in the areas of restrictive covenant litigation and drafting (non-compete, non-solicitation, non-recruitment and non-disclosure agreements), as well as providing counseling advice to employers on a wide variety of employment-related issues to ensure compliance with federal and state laws.
Ms. Irby also served as a judicial law clerk to The Honorable William S. Duffey, Jr., United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Liz received her J.D. in 2004, with Honors, from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she was an Articles Editor of the North Carolina Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. She received her B.S.B.A. in 2001, in Business Administration, from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
- J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, with honors (2004)
- Articles Editor, North Carolina Law Review
- B.S.B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2001)
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