Elizabeth Pérez, Esq.

Attorney

611 Chestnut St. Suite B

Garden City, NY 11530

Phone (718) 714-8542

Fax (718) 228-5859

Elizabeth Pérez, Esq.

About Me 

Education

  • Touro Law Center, Juris Doctor (JD) 2016, Labor & Employment Law

  • Graduated Cum Laude

  • 2016 New York State Pro Bono Scholar

  • ABA-BNA Bloomberg Excellence in Employment Law Award recipient

    • Florida International University, BA 2010, Spanish Education Major

  • Graduated with honors

  • Member of Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society & Golden Key Honour Society

ASSOCIATE

Elizabeth is a driven attorney with substantial experience in Workers’ Compensation Law. She is an experienced trial lawyer who has successfully litigated complex claims involving compensability and fraud. 

EXPERIENCE

While completing her final semester at Touro Law Center, Elizabeth began her legal career as a student attorney with the City Bar Justice Center’s Veterans’ Assistance Project, in conjunction with the NYS Pro Bono Scholar’s program. She worked closely with other attorneys to secure disability benefits for veterans who had previously been denied. 

She then progressed to a role as a defense attorney for several workers’ compensation defense firms counseling and defending employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators before the NYS Workers’ Compensation Board. Her background as a defense attorney provides a broad knowledge of the claims handling process and allows her to offer unique insights to her clients – empowering her as an advocate for injured workers.

THE MORE YOU KNOW

Elizabeth is fluent in Spanish. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Hispanic National Bar Association, and Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. In 2014, she became the inaugural president of the non-profit organization MetroLALSA, Inc., and remains an active alumnus.