Nancy focuses her practice on labor and employment law counseling and litigation with an emphasis on problem prevention.
Nancy defends all types of businesses against employee claims and lawsuits involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wage-and-hour violations. Her clients include prominent southern California hotels, restaurants, retailers, as well as manufacturing, technology and service providing companies.
With the goal of helping clients prevent employment issues, she provides pre-litigation counseling and advice to clients nationwide on employment-related issues including harassment, discrimination, ADA/disability compliance (including leaves of absences, reasonable accommodations, and disability access), wage-and-hour issues, reduction-in-force planning including WARN Act compliance, and union avoidance. She works with unionized employers on contract negotiations, CBA compliance, grievances and arbitrations. She also conducts training presentations on sexual harassment prevention, labor and employee relations, new legal developments and other timely employment issues. Additionally, Nancy drafts and reviews client policies and handbooks to ensure legal compliance, and conducts preventive audits and investigations into alleged workplace misconduct and pay practices.
Nancy’s also serves as Co-chair for the firm’s Women’s Initiative.
Before Fox Rothschild
Prior to joining the firm, Nancy was a partner in the Los Angeles office of Folger Levin & Kahn LLP. Before attending law school, she worked in the entertainment and hospitality industries.
Beyond Fox Rothschild
Nancy is a frequent presenter on HR and employment law issues to the Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) and the Los Angeles Hotels Human Resources Association (LAHHRA).
Doing Business in California: A Guide for the Out-of-State Employer (pdf file)
California Employment Law Blog
Nancy discusses a wide variety of legal challenges faced by California employers, including class actions, wage and hour, overtime, discrimination, harassment and privacy issues, on the firm's California Employment Law blog.