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Elizabeth Cordello has a wide range of experience in all aspects of labor and employment law in a variety of industries including health care, construction, manufacturing, food and beverage, and agriculture. She represents public and private sector employers with advisement on matters regarding hiring, terminations, discipline, workplace safety and health, workplace accommodation requests, wage and hour, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, retaliation, employment litigation, and more.  


Within the healthcare industry, Elizabeth has extensive experience in assisting with union and labor matters unique to the healthcare space. This includes but is not limited to; health care collective bargaining, union avoidance, grievance, discipline matters, and NLRB matters. 


Additionally, Elizabeth represents and counsels clients with respect to intellectual property and trademark matters.  In addition to helping clients leverage and protect their valuable intellectual assets, Elizabeth represents clients in trademark disputes and in matters pending in court or before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. 

Elizabeth is a frequent speaker and published author on the latest developments in employment law. She also has extensive experience in presenting training programs to managers and employees regarding discrimination, harassment, whistleblowers, retaliation, and other employment related issues. 

Professional & Civic Duties

  • Elevate Rochester, Board of Directors, Member

  • Volunteers of America, Board Member

  • Rochester Broadway Theatre League, Board Member

  • NYLS Legal Association for Women, President (Former)

  • Young Audiences of Rochester, President (Former)

Honors & Awards

  • Leaders in Law, New York Daily Record, 2020

  • Top Women in Law, New York Daily Record, 2017

  • Up & Coming Attorney, New York Daily Record. 2011

  • Listed in SuperLawyers©, 2015-2021

  • NYLS Dr. Max Reich Award for Civil Trial Advocacy


Speaking Engagements​​


  • New York Law School, J.D., cum laude

  • Bowling Green State University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York


Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Western District of New York

  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

Elizabeth A. Cordello, Esq.
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