Elizabeth S. Olcott

Elizabeth (“Liz”) Olcott is a member of the firm’s Employment Law and Litigation practice groups. She assists employers with a variety of issues arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. Liz helps employers develop and maintain effective employment policies as well as individualized employment, non-compete, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements. She also represents clients in general civil litigation matters in both federal and state courts. Liz is admitted to practice in Virginia.

Liz was raised in Fort Pierce, Florida and attended the University of Florida where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Following college, Liz moved to Virginia and earned her Juris Doctor from William & Mary Law School, after serving as the Managing Editor for the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal.

Educational and Professional Background

  • University of Florida, B.S.
  • William & Mary Law School, J.D.
  • Managing Editor, William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal
  • Admitted to practice in:
    • Virginia
    •  U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Activities and Affiliations

  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Newport News Bar Association
Awards
  • Virginia Business Legal Elite 2015 & 2016 – Young Lawyer
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