Emily A. Bieber defends employers in employment litigation, including employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation, and wage and hour issues, as well as occupational safety and health and trade secret and noncompete matters. She also regularly advises employers on workplace drug testing and safety and health issues that involve enforcement, compliance, investigations, and emergency response matters.
Emily represents employers in single-plaintiff, multiplaintiff, and complex collective and class action litigation before US state and federal courts. 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. Emily advises a broad selection of companies across the United States with respect to OSHA inspections and liability, including investigations related to fatalities/catastrophes, multiemployer worksites, OSHA complaints and workplace injuries. She has presented on OSHA priorities, trends, and How to Survive an OSHA Inspection, as well as on best practices for conducting criminal background checks.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Emily worked with a number of nonprofit organizations focused on issues ranging from indigent mothers in prison, hate crimes, and domestic violence to matters affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities. Emily has published articles focused on domestic violence and violence within the LGBT communities and, in 2004, was recognized as a leading community activist and advocate for social change in the New York City area.
Duke University, 2008, M.A., With Distinction
Duke University School of Law, 2008, J.D.
Mount Holyoke College, 2002, B.A., With Honors
U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of California
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Awards and Affiliations
Recipient, Corporate Courage Recognition, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (2015)