Responsive and Intuitive

Employment Law

Liz Sharp’s employment law practice concerns both litigation and counseling employers and employees on a wide range of employment-related issues.


“Liz has been my “go-to” for employment law matters, from complex negotiations to more basic document analysis. She is a trusted advisor – knowledgeable, responsive, and a great client advocate. I highly recommend her services.”

J.W., Business executive

Liz Sharp

Liz is experienced in compensation disputes, employment contracts, restrictive covenants, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements, separation agreements, employee handbooks and company policy manuals.

She also provides advice and counsel to both employers and employees concerning hiring, disciplinary, and firing decisions.

Examples of her work in the employment law area include:

  • Negotiating employment contracts, restrictive covenants, executive compensation arrangements, and separation and severance agreements;
  • Claims for breach of employment contract, wage and commission compensation, wrongful discharge, retaliation and employment torts;
  • Drafting and updating employee handbooks and policies;
  • Defending and disposing of discrimination charges filed before the EEOC, the Illinois Department of Labor, and similar administrative bodies; and
  • Conducting internal investigations of employee wrongdoing and bringing actions for emergency injunctive relief.

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