Elizabeth "Missy" Parry has experience in all aspects of private and public sector labor relations matters including contract administration, grievances, arbitrations, collective bargaining, representation elections, unfair labor practice charges and trials, and appeals before state and federal appellate courts. She appears before the National Labor Relations Board, the California Public Employment Relations Board and state and federal courts for claims arising under the National Labor Relations Act, the Educational Employment Relations Act, the Dills Act, the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act, the Meyers-Millias-Brown Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the California Labor Code. She advises employers on human resources, positive employee relations, employment, and wage and hour practices. 

As part of Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute, Missy reviews state and federal legislation to determine its impact on employers, provides client input on legislation, drafts correspondence to executive agencies, prepares amicus briefs for court cases and prepares white papers on current labor and employment issues. She works with employers in multiple industries and trade associations.

Prior to joining Littler, Missy practiced management side labor and employment law at another firm and served as the Legal Advisor to the chairman of California's Public Employment Relations Board.

News, Analysis & Press

Bill Will Ease Joint Employer Rules

Daily Journal

August 1, 2017

Recent Developments In Employment Law and Litigation

Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal

January 1, 2017

Was the Obama NLRB the Most Partisan Board in History?

Coalition for a Democratic Workplace

December 6, 2016

NLRB GC Offers Guidance on New Union Election Rule

Corporate Counsel

April 10, 2015

A New “Fact Sheet” For Franchises at the NLRB

Franchising World



  • J.D., Cornell University Law School, 1991
  • B.A., University of Colorado Boulder, 1988 magna cum laude

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California