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Christine Teresa Elzer

Christine Teresa Elzer

Practice areas:

Employment / Labor, Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Sexual Harassment, Contracts & Agreements

About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Employment / Labor: 60%
    7 years
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
    7 years
  3. Sexual Harassment: 10%
    7 years
  4. Wrongful Termination: 10%
    7 years
  5. Discrimination: 10%
    7 years

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Contact Info

Samuel J. Cordes & Associates

245 Fort Pitt Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarPennsylvania Superlawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarPennsylvania Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarPennsylvania Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarPennsylvania Super Lawyers2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateSamuel J. Cordes & Associates2008 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Western Pennsylvania Employment Lawyers AssociationChair, Amicus Committee. NELA Liaison, Judicial Nominations2013 - Present
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Health care worker fired for refusing forced overtimeVerdict for Plaintiff $121,869
Invalidated non-competeObtained preliminary injunction; survived appeal
Religious discriminationSurvived summary judgment

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawN/AJ.D.2008
University of PittsburghSociology, SpanishB.A.2005

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Private Eyes Are Watching YouEmployee Medical Privacy2014
Employment Law Institute WestHobby Lobby: Reflections and Predictions2014
Employment Law Institute WestConsulting or Coaching: Talking to Witnesses During Their Testimony2013
Basics of Employment LawAmericans with Disabilities Act2013
Employment Law Institute WestAffirmative Defenses Under the Equal Pay Act2012
Employment Law Institute WestAssociational Discrimination2011
Employment Law Institute WestReverse Discrimination2010