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LizzAcee

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Overview

Biography

Lizz primarily concentrates her practice on employment and business litigation and counseling across industries ranging from entertainment and health care to aviation and biotech. She represents clients in proceedings before both state and federal administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, and state and federal departments of labor. In addition, she regularly arbitrates and mediates claims for clients.

Lizz has extensive experience handling complex matters related to technology and products liability litigation, licensing and distribution issues, antitrust and unfair trade practices, contract disputes, and restrictive covenants. She also defends companies in business-related disputes, including in claims involving state-of-the art software and technology, trade secret and misappropriation claims, unfair-competition claims, and business-defamation claims. Lizz’s clients include Fortune 500 corporations as well as other publicly and privately held corporations, financial institutions, motion picture distributors, health care institutions, and pharmaceutical companies, among others. 

Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section Liaison and House of Delegates Member; Former Young Lawyers Division Chair, Chair-Elect, and Secretary-Treasurer
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member and Former Assistant Secretary-Treasurer; Former Young Lawyers Section Chair, Chair-Elect, Treasurer, and Secretary

Selected Memberships & Affiliations

  • Barclay Damon Women's Forum 
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
Experience

Prior Experience

  • LeClairRyan, President
  • Tyler Cooper

Selected Community Activities

  • Yale Law School, Advance Trial Practice Adjunct

Selected Honors

  • Connecticut Magazine, Top 25 Women Attorneys in Connecticut, 2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Commercial Litigation, 2018-2020
  • Selected to Super Lawyers: Top 25 Women Lawyers in Connecticut, 2018
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Connecticut: Business Litigation and Employee Litigation: Defense, 2011-2018
Knowledge

Selected Publications & Media

  • Connecticut Law Tribune, “Women in the Law”

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