Noel Hernandez is an associate in the Las Vegas office. She represents employers of various sizes in state and federal court litigation and administration proceedings in all aspects of labor and employment law including wrongful termination, discrimination, wage and hour, breach of contract, harassment, retaliation, and employee classification disputes.
Ms. Hernandez works with clients on matters at the pre-litigation stage to facilitate a favorable resolution before a lawsuit is initiated. Ms. Hernandez also works with employers to draft tailored employee handbooks and implement best practice workplace policies. Ms. Hernandez is also a member of Ogletree Deakins’ Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) practice, wherein she assists employers in a variety of industries on the effective handling of OSHA inspections and safety whistleblower complaints; negotiates and resolves OSHA citations; litigates OSHA citations; and advises and counsels clients to ensure OSHA compliance.
Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Ms. Hernandez completed a judicial clerkship for the Honorable Timothy C. Williams in the Eighth Judicial District Court, where she helped draft legal opinions, analyze summary judgment motions, and brief upcoming issues for trial.
Ms. Hernandez’s life outside of work includes spending time with friends and family, as well as volunteering with the Junior League of Las Vegas.