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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2013, Denver University Law Review, Senior Editor; Order of St. Ives
    • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2004, Dean's Honor Roll
As an associate in the Labor and Employment practice, Elizabeth Phillips diligently advocates for clients on employment and labor law matters by fully understanding her clients' business objectives and the non-legal implications of any problem. Through Elizabeth's client-centered practice, she anticipates clients' needs in order to avoid litigation, and crafts solutions to best meet clients' immediate and long-term goals.

Elizabeth has successfully resolved employment-related litigation and arbitration in federal courts, state courts, and before administrative agencies. She regularly counsels employers on all aspects of employment relationships, including establishing effective employment practices, policies, protecting confidential trade secret information, restrictive covenants, and resolving work place disputes.
  • Successfully obtained summary judgment for employer in Title VII and ADEA discrimination action brought by former employee.
  • Successfully defended employers in charges of discrimination with EEOC and state agencies.
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The Cycle of a Sexual Harassment Claim
Co-Presenter, Colorado Bar Association - Labor & Employment Section
November 2018
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Title VII Update on Inclusiveness: How Far Does “Because of Sex” Go Under Title VII?
Co-Presenter, Employment Law Conference
October 2018
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Colorado Causes of Action: Elements, Defenses, Remedies & Forms
Co-Author, Wrongful Discharge Chapter
August 2018
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Polsinelli at Work Blog
August 28, 2017
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Understanding the New EEOC Wellness Program Rules
Presenter, Colorado Bar Association - Labor and Employment Law Section
September 2016
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PolsinelliAtWork.com Blog
December 14, 2015
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Ins and Outs of Employment Law Information Disclosure Issues
Presenter, Hiring and Terminating; Denver, CO
April 2015
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2015 Annual Survey of Colorado Law
Co-Author, Labor & Employment Law Article
2015
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Comprehensive Employment Law
Presenter, Hiring Strategies and Decisions; Cheyenne, WY
September 2014
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2014 Annual Survey of Colorado Law
Co-Author, Labor & Employment Law Article
2014