Michelle A. Annese is a senior counsel in the Labor & Employment Law Department 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.
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. She has also conducted numerous internal investigations on behalf of employers.
Michelle has been recognized as a Rising Star by New Jersey Super Lawyers since 2013.