July 16, 2018

Much Shelist is pleased to announce that Laura Elkayam has joined the firm as an associate in the Labor & Employment group.

Laura helps employers implement best practices to promote compliance with federal, state, and local labor and employment laws. She advises employers on matters pertaining to nearly every aspect of the employment relationship, including hiring, termination, leaves of absence, and wage and hour issues. Laura counsels clients on compliance with a variety of employment laws, including Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Laura also drafts and revises employee handbooks and drafts and negotiates employment agreements, separation agreements, and restrictive covenants.

Laura holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois and a J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law. Before joining Much Shelist, she was an associate at the Boston office of Shaevel, Krems, O'Connor & Jackowitz, LLP.