Liz Morris is the deputy director of the Center for WorkLife Law and an adjunct law professor at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Liz advances workplace gender equality and promotes work-life balance for women and men alike. Her advocacy and research focus on expanding protections for pregnant and breastfeeding employees and students, improving employer scheduling practices to increase work-life stability for hourly workers, and addressing employment discrimination against caregivers and women. Liz’s writing has been featured by Harvard Business Review, Slate Magazine, and California Labor and Employment Law Review, among other publications. She speaks regularly at national conferences and has been quoted by media ranging from the Washington Post and Bloomberg News to Elle.
Prior to joining the Center for WorkLife Law, Liz practiced employment and labor law, representing working people in individual and class action lawsuits challenging unlawful employment practices. Liz received her J.D. from Stanford Law School and is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College.