Larissa R. Boz is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department.
Larissa handles a wide range of employment law matters, including federal and state litigations, administrative proceedings, FINRA arbitrations, workplace investigations, wage-and-hour and pay equity audits and reductions in force, among others. She has experience representing employers in single-plaintiff, class and collective actions involving claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage-and-hour, breach of contract and employment-related torts. She frequently represents clients across a variety of industries and sectors, with a focus on financial services, media and entertainment, professional services, and fashion and retail. Larissa also counsels employers and conducts training on a variety of employment issues including multi-jurisdictional issues around hiring, compensation and pay equity, employee leaves, performance management, termination and restrictive covenants.
While attending Duke University School of Law, she served as managing editor of Law and Contemporary Problems. She also held several positions on the executive board of the Duke Bar Association and was selected to mentor first-year students as a LEAD fellow. Larissa was actively involved in the Duke Law Innocence Project and continued her exoneration work in the Wrongful Convictions Clinic. During that time, she made significant contributions to the investigation and Motion for Appropriate Relief that led to the 2016 exoneration of a client who had been wrongfully incarcerated for 23 years.
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Prior to joining Proskauer, Larissa gained extensive experience as a Human Resources generalist at a global investment bank, where she was responsible for employee relations matters related to performance management, compensation, succession planning, talent development and recruitment.