Elizabeth Francis, an associate in Caplan & Earnest’s litigation practice, will be a presenting speaker at the annual conference of the Boulder Area Human Resources Association.

The conference, titled “Innovative Minds,” will take place on September 14, 2018, and will focus on innovation in HR and the “Benefits and Legal/Nuts and Bolts for HR practice.” Elizabeth’s presentation will discuss best practices for conducting a defensible internal workplace investigation.

The conference hosts a networking cocktail hour and a mini-expo of forward-thinking vendor partners. The keynote will be given by nationally known speaker Nancy Lyons of Clockwork.

For more information and to register, visit the BAHRA site.

Elizabeth joined Caplan & Earnest’s litigation team in 2014. Her practice focuses on employment issues, employment-related litigation, and both public and private education. Elizabeth assists clients with employment-related litigation and provides counsel to clients on a variety of workplace issues, including internal investigations. Elizabeth has experience defending clients against claims of discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, and breaches of employment agreements.

Elizabeth received her Juris Doctor from American University Washington College of Law in 2011, where she graduated cum laude. While in law school, she served as a special contributor to the Human Rights Brief and participated in the Public International Law and Policy Group legal clinic, where she assisted the government of Uganda in establishing a war crimes tribunal focused on the prosecution of Lord’s Resistance Army members.