Elizabeth Newton’s practice focuses on a variety of labor and employment law matters. Her areas of specialty include employment civil rights litigation; restrictive covenants, trade secrets, and related claims; drafting, negotiating, and interpreting employment contracts and severance agreements; drafting of employment-related policies and procedures; client counseling; and federal contractor affirmative action (OFCCP) compliance and litigation.
Elizabeth received her J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law in 2010, graduating cum laude and with Pro Bono Honors. During law school, Elizabeth worked as a summer associate at the American Cancer Society and a legal extern with the Georgia Hospital Association. She also represented low-income taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service as a student attorney in the College of Law Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic.
An Atlanta native, Elizabeth earned her B.S., magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University in 2002. Between undergraduate and law school, she worked as a litigation paralegal at Rogers & Hardin, LLP.
Elizabeth is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, and the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers.