Elizabeth McManus


Tel 215.864.8267
Fax 215.864.8999

Elizabeth McManus advises public and private employers on a wide range of labor and employment matters including employment discrimination, wage and hour issues, harassment, employee benefits plans, layoffs, unfair labor practice proceedings, and reductions in force. She has experience assisting clients with drafting employment agreements and workplace policies and counseling on Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) compliance. She also has experience drafting arbitration, trial court, and appellate briefs on issues relating to discrimination allegations, ERISA liability, mandatory arbitration, and public and private employer bargaining obligations in both state and federal courts and before administrative agencies.

Beth also is an adjunct professor at the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law. She also has lectured at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she served as Associate Director, Professional Development, from 2009-2012 and was responsible for developing and implementing programs for law students aimed at developing skills needed for success in the legal profession including leadership, management, and relationship building.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Renée Marie Bumb, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Recognition & Accomplishments

Named one of The Legal Intelligencer's 2012 Women of the Year


Co-author, "NLRB Abandons "Micro-Unit" Ruling," Ballard Spahr alert, December 20, 2017 

University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D. 2004, cum laude)

Executive Editor, Symposium; Associate Editor, Journal of Labor and Employment Law

College of the Holy Cross (B.A. 2001, magna cum laude)

New Jersey

New York


U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York