Elena N. Liveris

Elena N. Liveris

Evanston, Illinois

Elena N. Liveris is an associate with the Law Offices of Michael M. Mulder.

Ms. Liveris received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and graduated with high honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law where she was Executive Articles Editor of the Chicago-Kent Law Review. While in law school, she served an externship with Judge Joan B. Gottschall of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Upon graduation, Ms. Liveris joined an international law firm, Winston & Strawn, LLP, honing her advocacy skills. Drawn by a desire to advance plaintiffs’ rights, she went on to work on behalf of indigent workers at the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center in San Francisco. Ms. Liveris has continued her work on the plaintiffs’ bar in private practice with a focus on litigating employment discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, wrongful termination, harassment, and wage and hour matters among others in state and federal courts as well as resolving matters through pre-litigation efforts.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Discrimination & Harassment
  • Retaliation
  • Whistleblower
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Class Actions

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2009
  • Illinois, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2008
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Recipient of four CALI awards
    • Law Review: Chicago-Kent Law Review, Executive Articles Editor
    • Law Review: Seventh Circuit Review, Associate Editor
  • Northwestern University
    • B.A. - 2004

Published Works

  • Impala v. Commission: Changing the Tune of European Competition Law, 83 Chi.-Kent L. Rev. 497, 2008
  • Lost in Cyberspace: A Call for New Legislation to Fill the Black Hole in Information Privacy Law Following Pisciotta v. Old National Bancorp, 3 Seventh Circuit Rev. 658, 2008

Past Employment Positions

  • Cooper & Mora APC, Associate, 2010 - 2013
  • Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center, Volunteer Attorney/Law Clerk, 2009
  • Winston & Strawn LLP, Associate, 2008 - 2009
  • Hon. Joan B. Gottschall, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Extern, 2006