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 2012
Ranked in the top tier by The Legal 500 for Labor and Employment Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, and Workplace and Employment Counseling (2012)
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
honors + affiliations
Recipient, James Wilson Fellowship in Corporate Law
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Labor and Employment Law
- New Jersey
Anne E. Martinez is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Ms. Martinez represents employers in a broad array of labor and employment law matters, including matters before federal and state trial courts and administrative agencies. She has litigated wage and hour class and collective actions, as well as complex and single-plaintiff discrimination and harassment cases (including gender, race, age, and disability discrimination and harassment).
In addition to her litigation background, Ms. Martinez has advised clients in a broad range of industries with respect to compliance with the FLSA's requirements and state law wage and hour and wage payment requirements. She has conducted comprehensive internal wage/hour audits to assist clients in properly classifying employees as exempt or nonexempt. She also routinely counsels employers on all areas of labor employment law, including reductions in force, decisions regarding adverse employment actions, and litigation avoidance.
Ms. Martinez earned both her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a certificate of study in business and public policy from the Wharton School in 2005. While in law school, she was a recipient of the James Wilson Fellowship in corporate law and was editor-in-chief of the Journal of Labor and Employment Law. She earned her B.S. in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University in 2002.
Ms. Martinez is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
- University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2005, J.D.
- Cornell University, 2002, B.S.