Elizabeth Chilcoat is also a former human resource professional and has worked closely with in-house legal teams. She possesses firsthand insight into the challenges her clients face, and has deep and direct knowledge of human resource management best practices. Elizabeth’s diverse skillset allows her to provide practical advice for minimizing legal risks and to assist businesses in developing and implementing policies to best manage employees and optimize their human resource function.
Elizabeth has handled a range of employment litigation and administrative claims and investigations, including those arising under federal and state discrimination, retaliation, leave, and wage and hour laws. When appropriate, Elizabeth has assisted clients to reach favorable settlements of legal claims raised against them. Elizabeth has expertise in addressing issues that arise under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the Colorado Wage Act.
Elizabeth has represented clients from a variety of industries, ranging from hospitals and medical practices to hotels and restaurants; from advertising businesses to defense contractors; from agricultural and heavy industry to banks and credit unions.