Shafeeqa Watkins Giarratani

Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Shafeeqa Giarratani is a Partner in the Employment and Labor practice of the international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright. She represents employers in federal and state court and before administrative agencies and regulatory agencies such as the EEOC, the Texas Workforce Commission, and the OFCCP. She is a strong advocate for her clients and regularly handles litigation matters at both the trial and appellate level, in alternative dispute resolution and before governmental agencies. Shafeeqa has represented management in civil rights, wrongful discharge, Family and Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, employment tort, defamation, breach of contract, tortious interference and other employment-related charges and litigation. She regularly advises clients that are federal contractors on affirmative action, legislative and regulatory changes affecting employment matters for federal contractors and OFCCP compliance issues, from developing affirmative action plans to representing companies during the audit process. Shafeeqa also performs supervisory training seminars, prepares and reviews personnel handbooks and policies and advises clients regarding employee retention and termination. Shafeeqa has been named in the Law360 Rising Star – Employment, Chambers USA Associate to Watch – labor & employment, Chambers and Partners and a Texas Rising Star by Thomson Reuters. She graduated from Harvard University with honors and received her J.D. with honors from Harvard Law School.

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You Need a Lawyer (Probably More Than One)

Room 18d

We know the jokes… not another lawyer. Too many lawyers. Etc. However, not having a lawyer can put all your hard work at risk. The right kind of legal representation protects your business, your product and your personal assets. This panel of lawyers will tell you how to minimize risk while growing your business. Think […]

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