As Chair of Patzik, Frank & Samotny Ltd.'s Employment Practice Group, Laura Liss provides both legal and practical business advice on all phases of employment-related decisions. Liss regularly serves as a sounding board for business owners, executives and human resources professionals and assists them in successfully and efficiently navigating the various employment laws that affect their businesses. One of the things that drew Liss to PFS is the role the firm plays as outside general counsel to many middle market companies. The firm's approach to client service appropriately reflects their clients' universal goal to minimize conflicts in the workplace that might lead to costly litigation. Laura works with her clients proactively to help prevent employment disputes from arising. In the event of litigation, she has extensive experience in all phases of pre-trial procedure, dispute resolution and trial and a proven track record of meeting clients' business goals through strategic litigation. Laura prides herself on providing high-quality, cost-effective representation inside and outside the courtroom.