Andrea Batres is a Partner. She graduated from Hofstra Law School in 2010, and is admitted to practice in New York State as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Ms. Batres represents private as well as federal and public sector employees in all areas of employment discrimination, harassment, disability, contracts and other employment-related matters. Ms. Batres has extensive knowledge and experience in wage and hour litigation, prevailing wage cases and class action matters.
Prior to working with the firm, Ms. Batres was an associate with a prominent labor and employment law firm in Long Island, where she represented plaintiffs and management clients in employment matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. Ms. Batres was responsible for developing the firm's wage and hour practice and successfully secured a $1.375 million dollar settlement on behalf of 56 plaintiffs in a FLSA and NYLL collective and class action. Ms. Batres also has experience litigating personal injury, insurance defense, workers compensation and criminal matters.
Ms. Batres is of Ecuadorian descent and is fluent in Spanish.