Elizabeth Cowit Joins Gibbons Employment & Labor Law Department
April 6, 2016
Gibbons P.C. is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Cowit has joined the firm as Counsel in the Employment & Labor Law Department in the firm’s New York office. Prior to joining Gibbons, Ms. Cowit was a Partner at Sabin, Bermant & Gould, LLP in New York, which serves as counsel to many digital, newspaper, magazine, and cable entities. During her time at Sabin Bermant & Gould, she managed Condé Nast’s intern litigation as well as other employment litigation and counseling matters.
Ms. Cowit focuses her practice on a wide range of workplace matters, including hiring, performance management and termination, restructurings and RIFs, wage-hour matters, and restrictive covenants. She conducts training on all aspects of employment law, as well as conducts or assists employers with investigations into employee complaints of harassment, discrimination, and unfair treatment. She regularly prepares policies and handbooks for employers and provides guidance to companies on leave management and accommodation requests. Ms. Cowit also defends employers in state and federal litigation involving various causes of action, such as discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage-hour violations, and restrictive covenant protection.
She was also previously Of Counsel at Jackson Lewis P.C. in New York and an associate at Sapir & Frumkin in Hartsdale, NY.
Ms. Cowit earned her J.D. from Duke University School of Law and her B.B.A., magna cum laude, from the George Washington University School of Business. She is admitted to practice in the states of New York and Connecticut and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.