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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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April 2, 2019
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Jackson Lewis Announces D&I Advancements

April 2, 2019

NEW YORK, NY (April 2, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, continues to make significant strides towards advancing the firm’s commitment to inclusivity, including appointing the firm’s first-ever Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Jana Simon, renaming the firm’s law school scholarship... Read More

February 20, 2019
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Angela Quiles Nevarez Honored with HNBA's “Top Lawyers Under 40" Award

February 20, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 20, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Philadelphia Of Counsel Angela Quiles Nevarez has been selected to receive the prestigious “Top Lawyers Under 40” Award presented by the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA). The Award honors... Read More

February 1, 2019
PHL Diversity Podcasts

Angela Quiles Nevarez Discusses the HNBA and Diversity in the Legal Profession

February 1, 2019

Angela Quiles Nevarez discusses the Hispanic National Bar Association’s recent annual meeting in Philadelphia and opens up about a changing legal industry in "Advocating on Behalf of Diverse Workforces," published by PHL Diversity Podcasts.  Subscription may be required to view article 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