Ivelisse focuses her practice on business litigation, where she handles matters at all stages from client counseling to preparation for trial. Her work includes defending companies in litigation involving business contracts, trade secrets and employment-related issues, including harassment and discrimination claims and class action wage-and-hour matters. Ivelisse’s work includes researching and analyzing case law, drafting motions and briefs and preparing company witnesses for depositions. Ivelisse represents clients nationally, including in Ohio and Kansas. 

Ivelisse brings her considerable business education to her business litigation practice. Ivelisse earned a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Warner University before earning her J.D. from Emory University School of Law. During law school, she interned for various non-profits and was a law clerk in private practice. She uses her passion for the law and her extensive business knowledge to craft effective legal strategy for business clients. Additionally, her experience as an articles editor of the Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review helped her become more detailed-oriented and knowledgeable of cutting-edge issues in business law. 

Presentations

The Right to Disconnect, Update of the Law CLE webinar, June 2, 2022 (with Bill Martucci and Alison Newstead). 

The Hybrid Workforce: Navigating Legal Risks and Opportunities, Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), April 27, 2022 (with Bill Martucci and Alan Wong).

Whistleblower Claims: Litigating Wrongful Termination and Retaliation, Violations of Public Policy, Strafford Webinars, February 15, 2022 (with Ashley Harrison, Bill Martucci and Sarah Turner).

Media 

Pandemic Complicates The Starts of New Careers, The Kansas City Business Journal, April 8, 2022.