Liza Reynolds

Liza Reynolds


B.A., Yale University

M.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

J.D. with High Honors, University of Texas Law School


Supreme Court of Illinois

Supreme Court of Texas

U.S. Courts of Appeals, Seventh and D.C. Circuits

U.S. District Courts, Northern and Central Districts of Illinois, Northern District of Indiana


AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee:  Member 1998-present, Board of Directors 2003-2006

American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Subcommittee on the Development of the Law Under the National Labor Relations Act

Contributing Editor, The Developing Labor Law (BNA)

Guest lecturer, DePaul Labor Education Center

Speaker at numerous AFL-CIO and American Bar Association programs. the Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Conference, the National Academy of Arbitrators annual meeting, and the National Labor Relations Board Judges Conference

Liza Reynolds

N. Elizabeth Reynolds has represented unions, benefit funds, and employees for more than 20 years.  She joined Allison, Slutsky & Kennedy, P.C. in 1998 and has been a shareholder in the firm since 2005. 

Liza is an experienced advocate for unions in arbitration of contract interpretation and discipline grievances; unfair labor practice and representation cases at the National Labor Relations Board, Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board, and Illinois Labor Relations Board; other federal, state and local agency proceedings; and state and federal court litigation and appeals.  She advises labor organizations on internal union affairs, strike preparation, and strategic planning.  She provides training to union business agents and shop stewards.  Liza has represented jointly trusteed benefit funds on collection matters in federal court.  She has represented individuals in a variety of employment matters.

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