Cozen O’Connor: Malloy, Elizabeth

Elizabeth A. Malloy



(215) 665-4792

(215) 665-2013

Elizabeth A. Malloy concentrates her practice in the areas of employment litigation, employment law and serving as a neutral investigator of employment-related claims, as well as student complaints in the educational sector.

Liz has represented employers in diverse industries in employment litigation, from single plaintiff cases to class action lawsuits. She has substantial experience with employers in retail, health care, energy, and manufacturing of all types. She has handled cases involving race, gender, national origin, disability and age discrimination; harassment; retaliation; False Claims Act; Family and Medical Leave Act; wage and hour; wrongful discharge; defamation; breach of contract; and constitutional claims. She has tried to verdict cases involving age, gender, race, national origin and disability discrimination and sexual harassment. Liz devotes a substantial part of her practice to serving as a neutral, non-privileged investigator of workplace and student complaints. 

Liz also advises employers on downsizing, compliance with disability and leave laws, workplace policies and positive employee relations.

Liz has served since 1998 as a course planner for employment law and a frequent speaker at courses for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Since 2005, she has been consecutively listed in Chambers USA in the United States in the employment area. Since 2007, she has been consistently selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list and since 2012 has been named to The Best Lawyers in America® list.



64 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

May 21, 2019

Super Lawyers has selected 64 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

57 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 16 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2019 Guide

April 25, 2019

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the USA, has ranked 57 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the Guide’s 2019 edition.

126 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 22, 2018

One hundred twenty-six Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 20 of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Fifty-four Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

June 12, 2018

Super Lawyers has named 54 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

100 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 23, 2017

Lawyers were selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition based on a rigorous peer-review that has been developed and defined for more than 30 years.

Cozen O’Connor Adds 17 Lawyers from Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

May 08, 2017

The new attorneys add depth in Pittsburgh across Commercial and Corporate practices and continues to expand its national Labor & Employment Department

Events & Seminars

Past Events

2019 Labor and Employment Law Update

June 20, 2019 - Philadelphia, PA

Employee Handbooks: Achilles' Heel or Hector's Armor

December 14, 2018 - Philadelphia, PA

Health Law 2019

December 05, 2018 - Philadelphia, PA

2018 Labor and Employment Law Update

June 13, 2018 - Philadelphia, PA

24th Annual Employment Law Institute

April 27, 2018 - Philadelphia, PA

Labor and Employment Law Update

June 14, 2017 - Philadelphia, PA


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1986
  • Catholic University of America, B.A., summa cum laude, 1981

Awards & Honors

Chambers USA 2005-2019

Best Lawyers in America 2013-2020

Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2019

  • Pennsylvania