Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Pooja Patel as an associate to its Miami office. Patel joins from Lydecker LLP.
“We are excited to welcome Pooja to the Miami office,” said Lori Brown, Miami office managing shareholder. “Her experience advising clients on a wide range of traditional labor and employment law matters will be beneficial to our clients and will further strengthen the capabilities of our growing Miami team.”
Patel’s practice is focused on all aspects of federal and state civil litigation with a primary emphasis in labor and employment law, government liability, professional liability, and commercial and civil rights litigation. She represents private and public employers on claims involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Florida Civil Rights Act, Florida Whistleblower’s Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
During law school, Patel interned for the Hon. William L. Thomas on the 11th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida and at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Outside of Littler, she is a current member of the South Asian Bar Association of North America.
Patel earned her J.D. from Florida International University College of Law and her B.A. from the University of British Columbia.