Elizabeth C. Polido is part of a team that counsels clients on employment matters, and advises and defends employers faced with litigation, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour litigation. She has defended clients in US federal and state courts and in arbitrations on class, collective, and single-plaintiff employment litigation matters.
Liz’s practice is focused on providing practical and effective guidance to employers on a range of labor and employment matters, including conducting investigations into sensitive workplace culture issues and advising on harassment prevention, crisis management, and remedial action. She also partners with employers to develop and implement proactive and thoughtful strategies to further diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts and create safe and respectful workplaces.
Liz has experience in the sports, media, and entertainment sectors.
While attending New York University School of Law, Liz was actively involved in numerous pro bono projects, including a clinic at Advocates for Children of New York. At Morgan Lewis, she continues her pro bono work by assisting non-profit clients with employment counseling, investigations, and diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies.
Before attending law school, Liz spent two years as an in-house paralegal at a large corporation.
Colgate University, 2010, BA, Psychology
New York University School of Law, 2015, JD
Awards and Affiliations
Ones to Watch, Labor and Employment Law - Management, New York, The Best Lawyers in America (2023)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017, 2019)