Sheryl K. Horwitz counsels employers in connection with all aspects of employment issues, including wage and hour compliance, employee discipline and termination, workplace restructuring, hiring and termination documentation, and personnel policies and procedures. Sheryl also spends a significant amount of time providing employment experience in connection with corporate mergers and acquisitions, including analyzing due diligence and assessing risk, drafting executive agreements, restrictive covenants and employment-related provisions in the operative deal documents, and implementing workplace reorganization.
In addition to her counseling and transactional work, Sheryl regularly defends companies in nationwide and local wage and hour class actions, as well as discrimination, wrongful termination, and other employment-related litigation at the administrative agency, trial court, and appellate court levels.
Sheryl services clients across numerous industries, including retail, healthcare, technology, and financial services.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Sheryl was of counsel at another international law firm where she was active in the firm’s pro bono and mentoring programs.
University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, 2003, J.D.
University of California, Los Angeles, 2000, B.A., Communication
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the Central District of California
US District Court for the Eastern District of California
US District Court for the Southern District of California
US District Court for the Northern District of California
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2019)