As a member of the Littler CaseSmart – Charges™ team and based in Tennessee, Elise H. McKelvey is responsible for handling charges from investigation to conclusion. She works on client-dedicated service teams, focusing on handling administrative agency charges. She investigates charge allegations, reviews pertinent documents, interviews key witnesses, and provides clients an assessment of the risks associated with the charge. In partnership with the client, she defends the charge by drafting persuasive position statements and responses to the agency’s requests for information.
Previously, Elise represented management in a wide range of employment law issues including charges of discrimination and retaliation, wage and hour issues, restrictive covenant and contract disputes, and hiring practices. She has handled claims arising under various state laws as well as:
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
- Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
- Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Prior to joining Littler, Elise practiced employment law and commercial litigation at a Nashville law firm.