Elisabeth Frater is a Partner at Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP. She has over 30 years of litigation experience and has conducted complex internal investigations for over a dozen years. She represents both public and private-sector clients including cities, counties, private and public universities, state agencies and Fortune 5 companies in employment law and litigation, business litigation, administrative law, civil rights matters and criminal law. As a trial lawyer, she has successfully represented individuals, businesses, public officials and local and state governmental entities in more than 130 jury trials throughout California.
As certificate-holder from the Association of Workplace Investigators, Elisabeth is in demand as an investigator. She is accomplished at handling investigations in areas including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, disability discrimination, fraud, and workplace violence, and is skilled at handling high-profile cases involving public officials and law enforcement.