Elliot Belilos joined OFW Law in January 2007 and has more than twenty-five years of regulatory and litigation experience representing corporations and associations in employment, worker safety, product liability, product safety and product labeling law.
Elliot counsels companies and trade associations on product liability and regulatory compliance issues under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA), the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA), the Flammable Fabrics Act (FFA), the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA), the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetics Act (FDC&A), and the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticde Act (FIFRA), including product evaluation and risk assessment, product labeling, material safety data sheet (MSDS) review and product recalls. Elliot also has extensive experience counseling product standards and professional certification organizations on product safety and certification issues. Elliot has:
In his crop insurance practice, Elliot has represented individual farmers and groups of farmers, as well as insurance companies and insurance agents in resolving disputes over coverage. He has
In his employment practice, Elliot represents companies, non-profits and trade associations in all facets of labor and employment law, including consultation and litigation in State and Federal courts and arbitration on issues of hiring and firing; sex, race, age, national origin, disability and sexual orientation discrimination; sexual harassment; wrongful discharge; breach of contract; policy manuals/handbooks; covenants not to compete; wage and hour violations; employee diversity and affirmative action, including submissions and responses to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs requests for information and audits; occupational safety and health; employee privacy; workplace violence; drug-free workplace; Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and return to work issues; the Workers Adjustment and Retraining and Notification Act; and the Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Elliot has:
Elliot was born in Far Rockaway, New York. He received his Bachelor of Science in 1983 from the Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations and his Juris Doctor, with honors, in 1988 from the National Law Center at George Washington University. Elliot is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia bars.