Sullivan Elizabeth

Elizabeth M. Sullivan



Elizabeth Sullivan works in the practice areas of higher education, employment law, and labor relations. She represents employers regarding the negotiations and implementation of collective bargaining agreements and the defense of employment actions, and she provides employers with advice on such matters as hiring and promotion, disciplinary action, performance management, internal investigations, and discrimination claims.

Additionally, Elizabeth counsels and provides training for employers on matters relating to the ADA, ADEA, FMLA, PFML, FERPA, Title IX, Clery Act, VAWA, wage and hour law, and public records and open meeting law. She also litigates labor and employment issues in arbitration and in many administrative agencies, including the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Department of Labor Relations and the Civil Service Commission.

Prior to joining Rubin and Rudman, Elizabeth was the Director of Labor Relations for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Revenue and the Massachusetts Office of Information Technology.

Recognition and Awards

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America®, Employment Law – Management, 2023
  • Named, Boston magazine, Top Lawyers, Labor and Employment Law, 2021-2022

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Coach, Charlestown Lacrosse