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Roxanne M. Wilson

Roxanne M. Wilson

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Roxanne Wilson is counsel in Mayer Brown's Los Angeles office and a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. She focuses her practice on four primary areas:

Employment Litigation

Roxanne has defended employers in complex class action suits, including those claiming violations of California and federal wage and hour laws, and misclassification of independent contractors and exempt employees. She has achieved favorable resolution of large class actions seeking pay for training, missed meal and rest break periods, overtime, commissions, and off-the-clock work.  She has successfully represented corporate clients in numerous employment-related law matters including wrongful termination, sexual harassment, sexual orientation discrimination, race discrimination, age discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, discrimination on the basis of mental and physical disability, violation of wage and hour statutes, violation of family and other employee leave statutes, related intentional tort actions, violation of Sarbanes-Oxley and California whistleblower statutes, and violation of the California Confidentiality and Medical Information Act and breach of privacy.

Advice and Counseling

Roxanne has counseled and litigated on behalf of commercial and retail clients regarding accessibility claims by disabled individuals arising from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Unruh Civil Rights Act and/or the California Disabled Persons Act. Counsel clients on the removal of barriers and building and design modifications necessary for compliance with accessibility requirements under the ADA, the Accessibility Guidelines from the Department of Justice and the California Building Codes. Roxanne has advised major corporations with respect to labor and employment matters, including  questions regarding wage and hour issues, exempt employees, drug and alcohol policies, reductions in force, including compliance with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, absence policies, compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act and California Family Rights Act, and employment application processes, including compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Workplace Investigations and Auditing

Roxanne has conducted high-level, confidential workplace investigations for corporate clients with respect to discrimination, sexual harassment, fraud and theft complaints, providing factual conclusions and constructive recommendations regarding disciplinary action and policy changes.  She has also conducted audits for corporate clients to ensure compliance with federal and state  regulations governing the work place. She has drafted employee handbooks and individual employment policies spanning a diverse range of issues, including trade secret protection, drug-testing programs, and Internet and e-mail policies, in order to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws.  She has also developed and conducted training seminars for clients’ human resources personnel and in-house counsel, in addition to attorneys and staff at her former firm.            

Related Litigation Experience

Roxanne also has related litigation experience in pharmaceutical and products liability litigation and class action suits involving violations of federal and state consumer credit reporting statutes, Unfair Competition Law and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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