ELIZABETH H. LINDH
Elizabeth Lindh’s primary areas of practice are business litigation, employment counseling and litigation, and securities litigation.
In her employment practice, she has handled sex, race, age, ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation and pregnancy discrimination claims, harassment claims, wrongful termination claims, claims for wage and hour violations, claims for violations of the Labor Codes, ERISA claims, employee benefit claims, invasion of privacy claims, raiding claims, claims involving breach of covenants not to compete, workers’ compensation issues, and a variety of other employment-related claims. She has also counseled employers regarding the handling of harassment and discrimination investigations, hiring and termination issues, employee handbooks and personnel policies, privacy issues, benefits issues, and COVID-19 issues. She has given seminars to employers on a variety of employment issues including, but not limited to, sexual harassment, discrimination, termination issues, and employee performance evaluations. Liz was named by Lawdragon as one of the 500 Leading Corporate Employment Lawyers.
Liz has also handled a wide spectrum of business disputes, including, but not limited to, claims for breach of contract, fraud, unfair business practices, violation of the Business and Professions Code, violation of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, breach of fiduciary duties, breach of loyalty, negligent and intentional interference with contracts and prospective economic relations, and conversion in federal and state courts as well as arbitration. She has also represented financial institutions in mortgage-related claims.
Liz is also an experienced securities litigator who has represented financial institutions in state and federal court and arbitration in hundreds of matters involving claims for fraud, negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation, conversion, churning, and breach of contract among other things under state and federal laws. She has tried to conclusion over 100 matters. She also represents financial institutions and individuals in regulatory proceedings before state and federal regulators and the Securities and Exchange Commission and FINRA.
Liz worked from January 1988 through August 1989 for the Arizona State Senate as a Research Analyst responsible for researching and drafting legislation. While at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Liz was a member of the Phi Delta Phi legal honor society. She represented Hastings in the Roger Traynor Moot Court Competition, a national law school competition, and placed second in oral argument. She was an editor of the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly Law Review and authored an article entitled “The Unconstitutionality of the Unitary Tax Under the Due Process and Commerce Clauses of the U.S. Constitution” that was published in that Review in the summer of 1992.
Liz joined Keesal, Young & Logan in 1992. She is a shareholder with Keesal, Young & Logan in its Long Beach office and currently serves on the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
- J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law (1992)
- B.A., University of Arizona (1988)
- California (1991)
- Los Angeles County Bar Association (labor and employment law section)
- All United States District Courts in California
- United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- “California District Court Halts Enforcement of AB 51’s Arbitration Ban” (January 30, 2020) (available here)
- “New Developments on New California Laws (January 24, 2020) (available here)
- The Unconstitutionality of the Unitary Tax Under the Due Process and Commerce Clauses of the U.S. Constitution (Summer 1992), Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly Law Review
- Selected to Southern California Super Lawyers List (Thomson Reuters) (2005–2007) (a designation limited to 5% of attorneys in a geographic region)