CO-CHAIR, LABOR & EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE GROUP
Brooke Iley counsels and defends domestic and foreign corporations in all areas of employment and labor law compliance and litigation, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour class and collective actions, trade secret disputes and data protection, and alleged fiduciary breaches. She represents clients in negotiations, litigations, and arbitrations nationally in these areas.
Brooke also creates compliance, internal audit, and investigation programs to support public and private company operations, workforce management, and corporate governance. Through proactive management training programs and thoughtful review of corporate programs and policies, Brooke is successful in limiting employers’ exposure to legal actions, and increasing workplace efficiencies and retention.
She is a trusted adviser to companies, providing practical and proactive risk management advice, such as drafting and negotiating key executive agreements, restrictive covenants agreements, and providing employment law knowledge during transactions related to due diligence, purchase agreements, employee transfers, and workforce management.
Brooke is a member of Blank Rome's Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Lateral Recruiting Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, Strategic Plan Implementation Committee, and is Chair of the D.C. Women's Forum.
Outside the Firm
Brooke is committed to various community and service activities that assist children and families in need, including volunteer positions and work for the Ronald McDonald House, Linda’s Legacy, SPAN, and Homeless in Need. She is married to Glen Iley and a proud mother of two. She loves spending time boating and outdoors, as well as cheering on the Terrapins.
- Labor & Employment
- Labor Management Relations
- Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
- Strategic Counseling & Employment Practices
- Internal Investigations
- Wage and Hour
- Whistleblower Complaints
- Trade Secret Protection, Employee Defection, and Unfair Competition
- Class & Collective Actions
- Class Action Defense
- Compliance & Investigations
- Employment Litigation
- Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”)
- Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) Task Force