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Angela Quiles Nevarez

Of Counsel
Philadelphia

P 267-319-7802
F 215-399-2249
Angela.Nevarez@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Angela Quiles Nevarez is Of Counsel in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice is focused on employment litigation in both state and federal courts on behalf of private and public employers.

Ms. Quiles Nevarez represents clients in a variety of industries including retail, healthcare, not-for-profit organizations, collections, security, manufacturing, food services, and transportation. She represents clients through all phases of the litigation process up through and including trial. She has broad experience handling claims of discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and retaliation.

Ms. Quiles Nevarez has litigated matters before state and federal courts in California and Pennsylvania and has broad experience representing employers in proceedings before state and federal administrative agencies and tribunals. In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Quiles Nevarez regularly helps clients avoid litigation by providing advice and counsel on a variety of issues, including discipline and termination, workplace investigations, and leaves of absence. She also conducts training seminars on employment-related issues, including diversity and inclusion.

Ms. Quiles Nevarez is the Co-Chair of Jackson Lewis’ Hispanic Attorney Resource Group, a group of attorneys in the firm who specialize in providing assistance in workplace law matters to businesses with a large Hispanic workforce.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • National Employment Law Council
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Published Works

  • "Ninth Circuit Finds Employer Has Burden of Proof When Denying Reinstatement After FMLA Leave," The Advisor – published by Employer Advisory Council, June 2011 [Author]
  • "Ninth Circuit Finds Employer Has Burden of Proof When Denying Reinstatement After FMLA Leave," FMLA News Update, May 2011 [Author]

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December 1, 2018
Latino Leaders Magazine

Gregory Alvarez, Jason Gavejian, Angela Quiles Nevarez and Pedro Jaime Torres-Díaz are Recognized in "Top Latino Lawyers of 2018"

December 1, 2018

Gregory Alvarez, Jason Gavejian, Angela Quiles Nevarez and Pedro Jaime Torres-Díaz are spotlighted in "Top Latino Lawyers 2018," published by Latino Leaders Magazine.   Subscription may be required to view article Read More

November 30, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Four Jackson Lewis Attorneys Named Among the Top Latino Lawyers of 2018

November 30, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (November 30, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Principal Gregory T. Alvarez, Principal Jason C. Gavejian, Of Counsel Angela Quiles Nevarez and Principal Pedro Jaime Torres-Díaz have been named to the “Top Latino Lawyers 2018” list compiled by... Read More

April 30, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q1 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter 2018

April 30, 2018

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the first quarter of 2018. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events... Read More

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Reasonable Accommodation’s Mandate in Employment Statute Does Not Require Employer to Cut Essential Job Functions
February 26, 2015

On January 21, 2015, a California Appeals Court affirmed the trial court’s ruling in Nealy v. City of Santa Monica, 2015 Cal. App. Read More

Labor Code Sections 203 and 1190.2 Amended
August 22, 2014

The California Legislature has returned from its summer recess, with a fairly large number of employment bills to consider before the August 31st deadline.  Although the majority of bills introduced in 2014 remain pending, the Legislature hit the ground running passing several bills on to California Governor Jerry Brown who has either vet Read More

It’s Time to Consider Updating Your Pregnancy Disability Leave Policies
August 5, 2014

Last month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued new Enforcement Guidance (“Guidance”) on pregnancy discrimination in the workplace and related issues.  In its first update in over thirty (30) years, the Commission clarified how Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) interact to protect pregnant e Read More