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PHONE

 585.730.4773 main

 585.730.9949 direct

 888.971.3736 fax


EMAIL

ecordello@lawpf.com


MAIL

69 Cascade Drive  Suite 307

Rochester, New York 14614

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

  • United States District Court, District of Colorado

EDUCATION

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

  • Bowling Green State University, B.A.

ELIZABETH A. CORDELLO

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Employment Discrimination

  • Severance Negotiations

  • ADA and FMLA Compliance

  • Employee Terminations & Discipline

  • Union Avoidance

  • Non-Compete Enforcement

  • Employment Agreements and Policies

  • Training Seminars

  • Internal Investigations and Restructuring

  • Wage and Hour Matters

  • Administrative Investigations & Hearings

  • Confidentiality Issues

  • Lay-offs and Plant Closings

  • Advice on Individual Issues, Strategies and Dispute Resolution

  • Independent Contractor Issues

  • Federal & State Litigation

  • Executive & Physician Agreements

  • Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Elizabeth Cordello is a member at the Law Offices of Pullano & Farrow. She has a wide range of experience in all aspects of employment and labor law in a variety of industries including healthcare, construction, manufacturing, technology, airline contractors, food & beverage services, and education.

 

Ms. Cordello is also a frequent speaker and published author on the latest developments in employment law.​​

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES​

  • Health Care Business Academy, 2019 Fellow

  • Volunteers of America, Board Member

  • Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation, Governance Committee Member

  • National Human Resources Association, Member

  • Vistage International, Member, Rochester​

  • Monroe County Bar Association, Member

  • Society for Human Resource Management, Member

  • National Human Resources, Association, Member

  • NYLS Legal Association for Women, President (Former)

  • Young Audiences of Rochester, President (Former)

HONORS & AWARDS

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

  • Up & Coming Attorney - New York Daily Record

  • Listed in Super Lawyers, 2015-2019

  • NYLS Dr. Max Reich Award for Civil Trial Advocacy

PUBLICATIONS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Publications

  • "Mandatory Vaccinations" - Discrimination Issue, Democrat & Chronicle, March/June 2015

  • "New Employee Whistleblower Protection in Food Safety Arena" - The Daily Record, July 15, 2013

  • "Background Checks and Discrimination: What Employers Need to Know" - RBA Legal Briefing, May 2012

  • "Drug Testing and Substance Abuse Management" - SHRM Legislative Briefing, 2012

  • "Split Over Unauthorized Computer Use Remains" - The Daily Record, November 16, 2009

  • "Unequal Pay Litigation Revitalized" - The Daily Record, May 18, 2009

  • "Home Work: Reasonable Accommodation or Undue Hardship?" - The Daily Record, October 24, 2005

Speaking Engagements

  • "Current Legal Topics" - New York State Bones Society, September 2019

  • Interview on Labor Unions with Evan Dawson - WXXI Connections, September 2015

  • "FLSA Overtime Expansion", WXXI News, June 2015

  • "Medical Marijuana" - WXXI News, March 2015

  • "Women's Equality Act" - WXXI Connections with Evan Dawson, March 2015

  • "Paycheck Fairness Act" - WXXI Morning Edition, April 2014

  • "Gender Wage Disparity" - WXXI Connections with Evan Dawson, January 2014

  • "Nepotism and Favoritism in the Workplace" - RBA Member Presentation, May 2013

  • "Social Media Issues in the Workplace" - Appearances for 13WHAM News This Morning and SHRM/NHRA Legislative Conferences, 2012 -2013

  • "Minimizing Risk When Terminating Employees" - Monroe County Medical Society and RBA Member Presentation, 2012

  • " ADA Update" - SHRM/NHRA Legislative Conference, October 2008