Advocates for Labor and Progressive Institutions

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Elisabeth Oppenheimer

Elisabeth Oppenheimer joined Bredhoff & Kaiser as an associate in 2017 and is now a member of the firm. Elisabeth is an experienced litigator who has represented labor unions, employee benefit funds, and individuals in a wide range of matters in federal court, state court, arbitrations, and administrative proceedings.

Elisabeth’s litigation experience includes cases arising under the National Labor Relations Act and Labor Management Relations Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, state and federal employment laws, and a variety of state tort and contract laws. She has experience with all phases of discovery, jury trial, and appeals.  In addition to her litigation practice, Elisabeth also provides advice and assistance regarding the full range of labor and employment issues to her clients, with particular experience in internal investigations and institutional reform.  Elisabeth also advises clients on organizing campaigns and litigation before the National Labor Relations Board.

Prior to joining the firm, Elisabeth worked at the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice and was an associate at WilmerHale.  She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable William A. Fletcher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable John D. Bates of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

Elisabeth received her J.D. from Stanford Law School in 2010 and her undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College in 2005. She is a member of the Massachusetts and District of Columbia bars.

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