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ADMISSIONS

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. District Court - District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court - Maryland
  • United States Court of Appeals - Maryland
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Baltimore City
  • Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Maryland Bar Association
  • Montgomery County (MD) Bar Association
  • Prince George's County Bar Association

EDUCATION

  • The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, JD
  • University of Maryland, BS
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Brooke T. Iley

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Washington, DC v. +1.202.772.5816 f. +1.202.572.1416

VICE CHAIR, LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE GROUP

Brooke Iley provides corporate counseling and litigation in the areas of traditional labor and employment law.  Through proactive training and thoughtful auditing of employment policies, Ms. Iley is successful in limiting employers’ exposure to legal actions. She advises clients nationally on a variety of matters including:

  • legislative and regulatory developments like the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • best practices for corporate governance and risk management
  • internal audits and litigation avoidance
  • litigation on behalf of employers involving discrimination, harassment, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, wage claims, and restrictive covenants
  • union avoidance, collective bargaining, and labor arbitration
  • executive employment agreements, restrictive covenants, and protection of corporate assets

During the current economic crisis, Ms. Iley is providing guidance and advice to clients with regard to strategic workforce planning. She is a frequent author on the implications of recent changes in employment law and best practices for employers.


REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Represented a Fortune 500, wire and cable manufacturing company in sexual harassment suit in federal court.
  • Conducted internal investigations, audits of employment practices, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for multiple international publicly-traded companies.
  • Advised a publicly-traded, cemetarial services company on the labor and employment aspects of major acquisition.
  • Handled all labor and employment matters in various litigation, corporate acquisitions, audits, and risk management programs for a publicly-traded technology company.

COMMUNITY SERVICE & AFFILIATIONS

  • Board of Directors, Woods Child Development Center



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