The American Lawyer Magazine's Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment Law Finalist 2004, Winner 2006, Finalist 2008, Finalist 2010, and Finalist 2012
Listed in the highest tier for National Labor and Employment Practice in Chambers USA 2014
Ranked in the top tier by The Legal 500 for Labor and Employment Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, and Workplace and Employment Counseling (2014)
Named Employment Practice Group of the Year by Law360 (2014)
Named a top 5 firm for employment in BTI's Litigation Outlook 2014 report
Ranked, National Tier 1: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor & Employment by U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2011-2012)
Ranked #1 for "Most Prestigious" Labor and Employment Practice, Vault 2012 Associate Survey
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Recipient, Corporate Courage Recognition, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (2015)
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Emily A. Bieber is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Ms. Bieber's practice includes a broad variety of employment matters, including the representation of employers in employment discrimination class actions and multiplaintiff litigation; occupational safety and health matters; disability, sex, age, and race single-plaintiff discrimination claims; wrongful discharge claims; noncompete matters; and various other labor-related matters.
Ms. Bieber has experience in the many phases of civil and administrative litigation, including briefing dispositive motions, pretrial discovery, depositions, and negotiated settlements. She also handles administrative proceedings before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission and is actively involved in counseling clients in the development and implementation of drug testing and safety and health policies. Ms. Bieber has represented and advised a broad selection of companies across the U.S. with respect to OSHA inspections and liability, including investigations related to fatalities/catastrophes, multiemployer worksites, OSHA complaints and workplace injuries. She has also given numerous presentations on OSHA priorities and trends and How to Survive an OSHA Inspection.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ms. Bieber worked with a number of nonprofit organizations focused on issues ranging from indigent mothers in prison, hate crimes, and domestic violence to matters involving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities. Ms. Bieber has published articles focused on domestic violence and violence within the LGBT community and, in 2004, was recognized as a leading community activist and advocate for social change in the New York City area.
Active in pro bono matters, Ms. Bieber is a volunteer attorney with the Support Center for Child Advocates, which provides pro bono advocacy on behalf of abused and neglected children. Ms. Bieber also has worked with a pro bono team of Morgan Lewis attorneys defending a capital case.
Ms. Bieber received her J.D. from Duke University School of Law and her M.A., with distinction, in cultural anthropology from Duke University in 2008. She received her B.A., with honors, with a concentration in critical social thought from Mount Holyoke College in 2002.
Ms. Bieber is admitted to practice in California, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
- Duke University, 2008, M.A. (Cultural Anthropology), With Distinction
- Duke University School of Law, 2008, J.D.
- Mount Holyoke College, 2002, B.A., With Honors