ELIZABETH LEITZINGER

Elizabeth’s practice focuses on civil litigation, primarily in the areas of employment and business disputes.  Elizabeth represents clients in state and federal courts, in private arbitrations and mediations, and before state and federal administrative agencies.  Representative matters include workplace harassment and discrimination claims, wrongful discharge and retaliation claims, wage and hour issues, contract disputes, real estate disputes, and healthcare payor/provider disputes.  Elizabeth is happy to be practicing on the Monterey Peninsula where she was born and raised.

Principal Areas of Practice:

Civil litigation, including labor and employment law, healthcare disputes, and general business litigation; employment counseling.

Education:

University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., 2004;
Universita’ degli Studi di Padova, Italy, UC Education Abroad Program 2002-2003;
University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 2008,

Professional Qualifications and Activities:

Admitted to the California Bar in December 2008; admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

Memberships:

Monterey County Bar Association; Monterey County Women Lawyers Association (Programs Director 2015 to present); Girls, Inc. of the Central Coast (Board of Directors 2016 to present; Fund Development Committee 2014 to present; Event Committee 2013-2014); and Central Coast Human Resources Association (Communications Director 2013-2015).

e-mail:

ELeitzinger@FentonKeller.com