Biography

Elizabeth Bright represents private business organizations and governmental entities in all stages of employment litigation, from responding to pre-litigation demands to defending claims and appeals in federal and state courts. She has served as trial counsel on employment disputes involving California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) claims for harassment, retaliation, discrimination, sexual harassment, and disability, as well as whistleblower allegations.

Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Elizabeth was an attorney at a Los Angeles firm, where she focused on employment, real estate, and personal injury litigation matters. Earlier in her career, she served as a law clerk for a real estate trade association.

Experience

  • Obtained dismissal on demurrer of a case against university clients involving antitrust and retaliation claims.
  • Obtained dismissal on summary judgment of a case against public entity clients involving claims of harassment, retaliation, and discrimination. 
  • Successfully defended the appeal of a defense verdict before the California Court of Appeal in a case involving claims for disability discrimination and whistleblower retaliation.
  • Defended government and university clients with respect to employment disputes involving FEHA claims for harassment, retaliation and discrimination, whistleblower allegations, sexual harassment, and disability rights. 
  • Defended high-profile clients in various general liability matters, such as premises liability disputes.
Education
  • Southwestern Law School (J.D.)
    • Accelerated Juris Doctorate Program
  • University of Southern California (B.A.)
Bar Admissions
  • California
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California