Elisabeth M. Baker

 

Washington, DC

Elisabeth (Lisa) Baker represents employees and labor unions nationwide, advocating on their behalf in matters relating to claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, wage and hour violations, whistleblower protections, and collective bargaining violations.

 

Before moving to D.C., Lisa was the Acting Director of the Office of Labor Relations for a state agency, where she previously served as labor and employment counsel. She provided daily guidance regarding a wide range of labor and employment matters with a focus on proactive compliance and appeared in administrative fora in matters relating to claims of discrimination and the state’s civil service laws. Lisa began her career as an intern with the same agency while focusing her law school studies on the areas of labor and employment law.

 

Lisa received her education at the University of North Florida (B.A. in Sociology and Political Science) and New England School of Law (J.D.). In law school, Lisa served as the Managing Editor of the New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement.

Published Works

 

  • Co-Author, Analytical Conflict Transformation: Teaching for Peace in Sociology, in Conflict Resolution and Peace Education: Transformations Across Disciplines 33-61 (Candice C. Carter ed., 2010)

Professional Associations and Memberships

 

  • Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Diversity Committee Co-Chair
  • National LGBT Bar Association, Membership Committee
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section, Subcommittee on the Family and Medical Leave Act
    Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • AFL-CIO, Lawyers Coordinating Committee
  • LGBT Bar Association of the District of Columbia