Yvette advises and represents employers in a broad range of labor and employment matters from daily counseling through litigation. She provides employment advice and counsel to employers on issues such as employee discipline and termination, reasonable accommodations, leave entitlements, wage and hour issues, and human resource policies and handbooks. Yvette conducts internal employment investigations on behalf of clients, makes recommendations, and prepares employer responses to administrative charges, including charges before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Yvette defends employers in a broad range of employment matters before New Jersey and Pennsylvania state and federal courts, including wrongful terminations, retaliation, harassment, discrimination, failure to accommodate, and wage and hour concerns. She handles cases alleging violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD), the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA), the New Jersey Wage Payment Law, the New Jersey Wage Theft Act, the New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA), the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA), and the Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law.
Prior to joining Archer, Yvette was an associate for a New Jersey law firm, where she concentrated on civil litigation, with a focus on general liability and insurance defense. Yvette’s previous experience also includes associate roles with New Jersey and Pennsylvania law firms representing plaintiffs and defendants in various employment litigation matters.