Legal Advocacy Director
Elizabeth Grossman has been the Legal Advocacy Director at the Neighborhood House since September 2017. Elizabeth is an accomplished litigator and distinguished supervisor and manager, devoting her entire legal career to social justice and public service. She comes to the Neighborhood House from Disability Rights New York, a state-wide legal services and advocacy organization, where she helped to lead efforts to ensure equal access for people with disabilities in employment, public accommodations, prisons and medical institutions. Prior to her work at Disability Rights New York, Elizabeth spent 20 years working in progressively responsible capacities at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), serving ultimately as the Regional Attorney of the New York District Office. In her leadership role at the EEOC, Elizabeth oversaw the federal litigation of scores of attorneys and investigators in multiple states who enforce our nation's Equal Employment laws. Elizabeth is a graduate of the University of Michigan, both undergraduate and law school, and was named as one of "50 Women to Watch" by The Wall Street Journal in 2005.
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