Anne Marie Estevez joined the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) as its pro bono general counsel last week.
Ms. Estevez, from the Miami office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, is a partner in the firm's labor and employment practice, where she focuses on the defense and trial of complex employment and accessibility cases in federal and state courts, as well as on advising, training and counseling companies on state and federal employment and accessibility laws.
She was a finalist for the 2006 HispanicBusiness Woman of the Year award, and was named one of the leading U.S. lawyers for employment law by Chambers USA from 2006-2013.
Chambers reported that Ms. Estevez's clients call her "a real fighter, she always bats her hardest and always with your interests in mind." Chambers also noted that she is seen as a "trusted resource for opinions."
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Board certified in labor and employment law, Ms. Estevez represents a broad range of state, national and international clients in employment and discrimination matters. She is admitted to practice in Florida and the District of Columbia.
CHCI is one of the leading Hispanic nonprofit and nonpartisan 501(c) (3) organizations in the U.S., established in 1978 to increase Hispanic participation in the country's policy-making process.
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