Vanessa P. Avello

Vanessa P. Avello is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department and assists clients in a broad range of labor and employment law matters.

Prior to joining Proskauer, Vanessa attended Rutgers School of Law where she served as a Senior Notes and Comments Editor of the Rutgers Law Review. Vanessa was also a Teaching Assistant for the Rutgers Legal Analysis, Writing and Research Skills program and she held a judicial internship for the Honorable Esther Salas of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. In addition, Vanessa was a clinical law student at the Rutgers Community & Transactional Lawyering Clinic.

Vanessa is an alum of Teach for America. She taught eighth grade at a school in the Bronx, while simultaneously completing a M.S. in Special Education at Fordham’s Graduate School of Education.