Suzette Rodriguez advises clients on complex employment and commercial matters in an effort to anticipate, evaluate, and guard against legal risks facing companies.
Suzette has significant experience representing corporate clients in disputes and litigation in the areas of:
- employment litigation
- commercial litigation
- franchise litigation
- enforcing intellectual property rights
She has defended investigations and claims by federal and state government agencies, regulatory authorities, and law enforcement agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Labor, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office, and State Attorney General’s Office.
She has guided HR professionals on various employment issues, including hiring, background checks, employee relations, disciplinary matters, terminations, leave, wage and hour issues, and other sensitive situations. She has also managed investigations regarding employee complaints and/or reports of employee misconduct, discrimination, and sexual harassment.
Additionally, Suzette has enforced and defended non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, including disputes regarding theft of trade secrets and proprietary information.
Suzette previously served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Travis L. Francis, J.S.C., New Brunswick, New Jersey, in the Chancery Division, General Equity.