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Orly Z. Elson

Counsel

Los Angeles - Century City
Direct: (310) 201-5273
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Orly Elson is Counsel in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Century City office.  Ms. Elson represents clients in all aspects of labor and employment law, including advice, counseling and litigation in state and federal court as well as before administrative agencies.
 
Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Ms. Elson practiced at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP for eight years representing companies and individuals in a wide variety of complex civil matters. In addition to her substantial experience in private practice, Ms. Elson also served as the sole in-house litigation attorney to a national mortgage lending institution. In this capacity, she developed expertise in matters involving labor and employment, including FMLA and state leave laws, disability accommodation, employee compensation, termination and discipline, and class action, multi-plaintiff and single plaintiff employment disputes.
Orly Elson is Counsel in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Century City office.  Ms. Elson represents clients in all aspects of labor and employment law, including advice, counseling and litigation in state and federal court as well as before administrative agencies.
 
Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Ms. Elson practiced at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP for eight years representing companies and individuals in a wide variety of complex civil matters. In addition to her substantial experience in private practice, Ms. Elson also served as the sole in-house litigation attorney to a national mortgage lending institution. In this capacity, she developed expertise in matters involving labor and employment, including FMLA and state leave laws, disability accommodation, employee compensation, termination and discipline, and class action, multi-plaintiff and single plaintiff employment disputes.

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, Order of the Coif (2005)

Admissions

  • California

Courts

  • U.S. District Courts for the Central, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of California
  • U.S. Ninth and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

Accolades

  • Southern California Super Lawyer Rising Star (2012-2013)