Elizabeth M. Rodriguez manages the Miami office of Ford & Harrison LLP, a labor and employment boutique law firm. She is an accomplished trial lawyer, having represented clients across a broad range of industries in trials and arbitrations. While Elizabeth takes a bottom-line approach to resolving clients’ issues, she goes to trial when necessary. She has defended over 400 employment and civil rights lawsuits to conclusion. She has handled more than 100 appeals in state and federal courts. She has even appeared in the United States Supreme Court. She is well-suited to defend class action and bet-the-company cases.
Elizabeth’s experience includes the representation of employers in the entire spectrum of employment related litigation, appeals, and administrative proceedings, both individual and class-wide. She litigates employment matters in state and federal courts including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, violations of wage and hour laws, and arising from restrictive covenant agreements including trade secret and non-compete provisions.
Elizabeth has been ranked as a top lawyer in Best Lawyers of America, South Florida Legal Guide, Florida Trend Magazine, and Super Lawyers. She is a Senior Fellow with the Litigation Counsel of America. She is active with the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation, the University of Miami, and several professional and community groups.