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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, retaliation, whistleblowing, breach of contract, civil rights violations, and wage and hour violations.

Ms. Quiles Nevarez also represents employers defending charges of discrimination before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the California Unemployment Appeals Board.

In addition, Ms. Quiles Nevarez provides preventative counseling to employers on a variety of issues, including terminations, severance agreements, employee discipline, performance evaluations, employee handbooks, classification of employees, leave compliance, record retention requirements, and internal investigations.

Ms. Quiles Nevarez is the co-chair of Jackson Lewis’ Hispanic-American 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.

During law school, Ms. Quiles Nevarez was a moot court board member and placed in the Top Ten Oral Advocates at the 2004 Hunter Moot Court Competition in Camden, New Jersey. She also received pro bono awards for significant service on the Civil Practice Pro Bono project where she provided a variety of free legal services to underprivileged persons in the community. Ms. Quiles Nevarez is fluent in Spanish.

Professional Associations and Activities

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

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, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q3 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

December 1, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the third quarter of 2017.  This edition includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Chairman, Board of Directors liaison, Diversity and Inclusion Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diversity-related achievements, activities,... Read More

January 1, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q4 Diversity Committee Newsletter

January 1, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity Committee Newsletter for the fourth quarter of 2016. 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 the firm has... 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