Elizabeth Wagman Running for the American Cancer Society

Elizabeth Wagman Running for the American Cancer Society

  • Oct 7, 2022, 11:02 AM


Join us in supporting Tressler attorney Elizabeth F. Wagman as she runs the Chicago and New York City marathons on Sunday, October 9, 2022 and Sunday, November 6, 2022, respectively. This year, Liz is making her marathon experiences more meaningful by running for charity. Every step she takes will honor those running their own race against cancer. She has set up a marathon fundraising page where the proceeds she raises will benefit the American Cancer Society.

“Cancer has affected so many people I know and love that it’s inspired me to join this American Cancer Society event. Taking part in this event gives me the chance to make a difference and honor those touched by cancer by raising funds for groundbreaking research and services for people dealing with cancer,” said Elizabeth Wagman.

Click here to learn more or make a donation to Liz’s Marathon Fundraiser page.

Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Bank of American Chicago Marathon Information

Sunday, October 9, 2022, at 7:20 am CST

Grant Park at the intersection of Columbus Drive and Monroe Street

TCS NYC Marathon

TCS New York City Marathon Information

Sunday, November 6, 2022, at 8:00 am EST

Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island

American Cancer Society

About the American Cancer Society

While most people know the American Cancer Society for their research, they do so much more. They work to end cancer as we know it, for everyone. They advocate for lifesaving policy changes. They promote healthy lifestyles to help you prevent cancer. They research cancer and its causes to find more answers and better treatments. They provide information, answers and support to people in every community who have been touched by cancer. And they do it all 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Click here to learn more.

About Elizabeth Wagman


With over a decade of experience, Elizabeth Wagman brings a unique perspective to the representation of local government entities, including schools, municipalities, libraries and park districts. In recent months, much of her practice has surrounded the numerous implications of COVID-19 in the public sector. With a newly established client-driven need, Elizabeth has created guidance documents pertaining to employee health & safety (including self-certification procedures) and best practices for reopening public entities to the public amidst the ever-changing IDPH, CDC and DCEO guidance.  Elizabeth also provides legal advice to her clients regarding the OMA, including the recent requirements outlined by gubernatorial proclamations and executive orders during the pandemic. Elizabeth acts as a sounding board for clients as they navigate the complexities of employment law including leave requests under FMLA and FFCRA, what constitutes a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act and the drafting of employment handbooks/procedures/policies. Beyond, COVID-based legal support,  Elizabeth guides clients through questions surrounding election law requirements, including the nuances of resignations/vacancies. Elizabeth is well-versed in record requirements for public bodies, including FOIA and what may be considered Personally Identifiable Information, protected or confidential material. As an attorney focusing her practice on the representation of various public bodies, she is familiar the intricacies that go into writing intergovernmental agreements and the beneficial connections they establish throughout the entire community.   

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