Elizabeth A. Kuschel

Associate

ekuschel@stradley.com

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Elizabeth Kuschel

Overview

Elizabeth A. Kuschel concentrates her litigation practice on employment law, representing public and private companies, governmental entities and executives in all aspects of employment law and litigation.

Elizabeth has experience in representing clients before federal and state courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC).  She handles matters involving Title VII, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), whistleblower laws, defamation, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, and restrictive covenants and trade secrets.

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Representative Matters

  • counseled employer through WARN act compliance
  • obtained summary judgment in breach of contract matter
  • represented a large healthcare employer through many cases involving the FMLA
  • represented a large employer in a $3 million negligence action by a former employee involving OSHA
  • represented employer in a reduction-in-force case concerning the ADEA with a $2 million exposure
  • represented employer in a wrongful termination case with a public figure plaintiff and significant media exposure
  • represented employer in five-day jury trial concerning defamatory statements
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Credentials

Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
Education
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • B.A., University of Virginia
Memberships

  • Member, Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia
  • Member, Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania
  • Stradley Ronon Diversity Committee

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, “Me Too or Not Us: Revisiting Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response,” Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey Government Action Series
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