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Meet Our Attorneys – Liza Asbury Newman

Elizabeth Newman

Liza Asbury Newman practices employment law. She handles cases of discrimination, retaliation, and harassment, as well as cases involving disputes over benefit plans, family and medical leave, and non-compete agreements. She has been named an Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2020 and 2021 in plaintiff’s employment litigation. She also has a special interest in the intersection between employment law and ERISA.
Liza is involved in the Cincinnati Bar Association as vice chair of the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group. She frequently gives talks on legal developments in her practice area to the CBA and other organizations. Liza currently coaches mock trial at Seven Hills and recently taught labor law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law.
Prior to law school, Liza worked in the language-learning field. She spent a year teaching English in France, and then worked at the University of Pennsylvania’s English Language Programs while she was in graduate school there. She holds BA and MA degrees in art history.
Outside of work, Liza enjoys birding and spending time in nature. If you’ll tolerate it, she’ll teach you how to identify trees by their bark and birds by their call. In the summer, she loves to work on her garden and ride her bike around the neighborhood. She lives in Columbia-Tusculum with her cat, Laika.

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