Elizabeth Roff has a proven track record of effectively and passionately representing clients in civil litigation matters in Minnesota and Wisconsin. She provides thought-out practical advice to her clients and is not afraid to make a plaintiff prove a case to a jury when necessary.
Liz currently serves as national counsel for a major employment broker, defending EEOC claims across the country. Her active employment practice focuses on the defense of all forms of discrimination, harassment, and whistle blower claims – including actions based on gender, race, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, and other protected classes. She works closely with her clients to ensure that HR policies and procedures comply with current laws to minimize potential liability.
With more than 10 years of courtroom experience, Liz has taken the lead on 400+ civil matters involving a wide range of commercial losses. Her career highlights include numerous successful trial verdicts, settlement awards and procedural dismissals.
In the insurance arena, she provides clients with straightforward coverage opinions and representation in disputes arising under commercial policies.
Widely considered an expert on commercial general liability policies, she co-authored “Minnesota Commercial General Liability Insurance Policy: Annotated,” cited as authority by the Minnesota Court of Appeals in Grinnell Mutual Insurance Co. v. Ripley, No. A09-179 (Minn. Ct. App., Dec. 29, 2009).
She is also the primary author of the Post Loss Duties of an Insured chapter of the Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Deskbook.
In her spare time, Liz enjoys time with her family and gives back to the community by mentoring law students and providing pro bono services through the Volunteer Lawyers Network.