Elizabeth A. Malloy concentrates her practice in the areas of employment litigation, employment law and serving as a neutral investigator of employment-related claims, as well as student complaints in the educational sector. Liz has represented employers in diverse industries in employment litigation, from single plaintiff cases to class action lawsuits.
She has substantial experience with employers in retail, health care, energy, and manufacturing of all types. She has handled cases involving race, gender, national origin, disability and age discrimination; harassment; retaliation; False Claims Act; Family and Medical Leave Act; wage and hour; wrongful discharge; defamation; breach of contract; and constitutional claims.
She has tried to verdict cases involving age, gender, race, national origin and disability discrimination and sexual harassment. Liz devotes a substantial part of her practice to serving as a neutral, non-privileged investigator of workplace and student complaints.
Liz also advises employers on downsizing, compliance with disability and leave laws, workplace policies and positive employee relations. Liz has served since 1998 as a course planner for employment law and a frequent speaker at courses for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Since 2005, she has been consecutively listed in Chambers USA in the United States in the employment area.
- Obtained orders in two different cases decertifying a conditionally certified class and denying certification of a putative class in two wage and hour class actions for two health care employers.
- Obtained jury verdict in a case brought by a nurse claiming she was discriminated against on the basis of her age when she was denied multiple promotions.
- Obtained jury verdict for a manufacturing employer, defeating claims by management employee that she was discriminated against on the basis of gender when she was not promoted.
- Obtained jury verdict for a manufacturing employer, defeating claims by an hourly employee for sexual harassment.
- Obtained jury verdict for employer in the energy industry in defeating management employee’s claims of race discrimination.
- Obtained jury verdict for employer in the retail industry by a director-level employee who was fired after working for the company for 29 years.
- Villanova University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1986
- Catholic University of America, B.A., summa cum laude, 1981
BAR ADMISSIONS : Pennsylvania
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