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Elizabeth Cowit

Of Counsel

Elizabeth Cowit counsels emp1oyers on employment and human resources issues, conducts workplace training programs, and defends employers in a wide range of employment-related matters, in federal and state court, at the agency level, and in mediation and arbitration.


Liz has extensive experience providing counseling to, and representing companies nationally, in a variety of industries. Her practice includes developing and drafting employment policies, handbooks and contracts, providing guidance to employers on equal employment, hiring, wage- hour matters, restrictive covenant issues, performance management, leave and accommodation, terminations, restructurings and RIFs.  She also conducts and provides guidance to employers on investigations into employment issues, such as claims involving harassment, discrimination, retaliation, unequal pay, and unfair treatment.


Liz also advises and conducts training on all aspects of employment law, including harassment and discrimination prevention, performance management, and leave and accommodations.


Liz works closely with clients, to provide regular and practical guidance, taking into account each client’s business and specific needs, to develop best practices and policies, to ensure compliance and mitigate legal risk.


  • Duke University School of Law, J.D.

  • George Washington University, B.A., magna cum laude


  • New York

  • New Jersey

  • Connecticut


  • "New Jersey Supreme Court Rules on     Worker Classification Under the ‘ABC   Test’" Employee Benefit Plan Review

         (with Bria S. Beaufort)

         November-December 2022

  • “COVID-19: Considerations for    Employers Navigating the Path     Forward” New York Law Journal

         November 1, 2021

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