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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Employment: 60%
    8 years
  2. Contracts: 10%
    8 years
  3. Sexual Harassment: 10%
    8 years
  4. Wrongful Termination: 10%
    8 years
  5. Discrimination: 10%
    8 years



Hourly ($315/hour), contingent (40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

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Elzer Law Firm, LLC

355 Fifth Avenue
Suite 900-9
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222


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
Managing AttorneyElzer Law Firm, LLC2015 - Present
AssociateSamuel J. Cordes & Associates2008 - 2015
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, Prevailed on appeal
Invalidated non-competeObtained preliminary injunction; prevailed on appeal
Religious discriminationDefeated summary judgment
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Pittsburgh School of LawSociology, SpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pregnancy Discrimination in the WorkplacePregnancy Discrimination2015
Employment Law Institute WestWorkplace Accommodations After Abercrombie & Young2015
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