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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Anne Marie Estevez

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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Labor & Employment

Position

Anne Marie Estevez is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Ms. Estevez's practice focuses on the defense and trial of complex employment and accessibility (ADA) cases in federal and state courts, as well as on advising, training, and counseling companies on state and federal employment and accessibility laws. Ms. Estevez is board certified in labor and employment law. She represents a broad range of state, national, and international clients in the full spectrum of employment and discrimination related matters, including trade secret and noncompete claims; class and collective actions; EEOC, DOJ, and other agency charges; lawsuits involving race, national origin, sex, same-sex, age, marital status, religious, pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and disability discrimination; ADA Title III or comparable state law accessibility issues; Whistleblower claims; Fair Labor Standards Act claims; expense reimbursement claims; meal and rest period claims; equal pay claims; unemployment compensation; workers' compensation; wrongful termination; and other tort, contract, and equitable claims. Ms. Estevez has drafted and negotiated several executive employment agreements, including in large mergers and acquisitions, drafted manuals and policies for companies, and trained hundreds of executives and employees nationwide. She has advised on class action avoidance programs, handled class and collective actions and mediations, and negotiated settlements. Ms. Estevez has also created, supervised, and provided advice to clients in their implementation of corporate-wide diversity initiatives. Ms. Estevez also has provided advice on ADA Title III and comparable state accessibility laws, defended numerous accessibility cases, provided consulting work, and negotiated favorable settlements in accessibility matters involving large retailers, restaurant chains, franchisees, gas stations, shopping malls, sports-related organizations, and owners, partners, operators, lessors and lessees of public accommodations.

Languages

Spanish

Member

Member, American Bar Association; Member, United Way Leadership Circle; Former Director, organizations that help the homeless and that provide "meals on wheels" to incapacitated victims of the AIDS virus.

Education

University of Miami School of Law, 1993, J.D., With Honors; University of Miami, 1990, B.A., With Honors.


United States: Labor and employment

Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Within: Leading lawyers

Anne Marie Estevez - Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Within: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 'provides top-notch advice' and is appreciated for providing 'work quality at the highest level and having an excellent client service reputation'. It is capable of handling the full range of labor and employment matters on a national and international level. Washington DC-based Grace Speights, who is well versed in employment discrimination claims, leads the 'efficient and competent' group. Anne Marie Estevez in Miami represents Uber in a series of ADA accessibility litigation cases regarding the client's alleged failure to provide wheelchair accessible vehicles and alleged denial of service animals. Thomas Hurka in Chicago and Robert Jon Hendricks in San Francisco successfully handled various matters for Boeing. Davis McManus, who splits his time between New York and Boston, 'is the lawyer you want when stakes are high'. Michael Banks, Joseph Costello, Sarah Bouchard, Steven Wall and Michael Burkhardt are noted individuals in Philadelphia. Paulo McKeeby in Dallas 'brings value and trusted guidance' and Stephanie Sweitzer in Chicago is praised for 'her persistent engagement and leadership in managing cases, which is tremendously valuable'. Orange County-based Barbara Miller's 'wage-and-hour class action knowledge is impressive'. Houston's Ethel Johnson 'gets to the core of the issue quickly and efficiently while being the utmost professional'. Recommended practitioners are also Samuel Shaulson and Ira Rosenstein in New York, Lincoln Bisbee in Washington DC and Debra Fischer in Los Angeles. The team had several partner promotions in October 2018, including Jocelyn Cuttino in Washington DC.

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