Michelle A. Annese is a partner in the Labor & Employment Law Department, Administrative Lead of the Investigations Practice Group, and a member of the Employment Litigation & Arbitration Group.
Michelle represents employers in a variety of industries including financial services, retail, entertainment and sports. She assists them with a wide range of labor and employment matters involving employment discrimination and retaliation, sexual harassment and wrongful discharge. She has conducted numerous investigations on behalf of employers.
Michelle regularly appears in state and federal courts, as well as in proceedings before the American Arbitration Association, JAMS, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other federal and state agencies.
In addition to litigating, Michelle counsels clients on compliance with employment-related laws, and on developing, implementing and enforcing personnel policies and procedures.
Michelle has been recognized as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” on multiple occasions.