Elspeth L. Doskey
Associate

Phone: 504.599.8204
Fax: 504.599.8261
Email:Elspeth l. Doskey

PRACTICE AREAS
Labor & Employment

EDUCATION
University of New Orleans B.A. in Sociology

Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, J.D.
Cum Laude

HONORS: 
Beasley School of Law Faculty Scholarship for Academic Achievement
Temple International and Comparative Law Journal
Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS
Louisiana

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

AWARDS & HONORS

Elspeth Doskey is an associate working within the firm's labor and employment practice groups.  Ms. Doskey began her legal career practicing criminal defense where she developed extensive trial experience in both bench and jury trials.  She practiced throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey and represented defendants at all stages of criminal proceedings from proffer to sentencing and appeal.  She also handled the collateral consequences of her clients’ criminal charges such as the potential revocation of medical licenses.

After transitioning to a civil practice, Ms. Doskey has focused on labor and employment issues.  She spent several years as a trial attorney with the United States Department of Labor out of the Regional Solicitor’s Office in Philadelphia where she represented the Secretary of Labor in federal and administrative proceedings across the Mid-Atlantic region.  Her current practice encompasses representing employers in all aspects of employment law ranging from contractual disputes to claims of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA and their state-level analogues.

Ms. Doskey graduated, cum laude, from Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia where she received the Beasley School of Law Faculty Scholarship for Academic Achievement.  While in law school, Ms. Doskey was a member of the Temple International and Comparative Law Journal and the Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society.  Prior to law school, Ms. Doskey graduated from the University of New Orleans with a B.A. in sociology.

Ms. Doskey is certified by the IRS as a volunteer tax preparer and volunteers annually to prepare returns for low-income taxpayers.