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Ola A. Nunez, ESQ.


Ola A. Nunez is a dedicated and passionate client advocate whose employment law practice extends beyond a decade and includes substantial experience providing advice and counseling on a litany of general employment matters.  As a trusted advisor and partner to in-house counsel, human resources professionals, and senior management, Ola provides legal advice on time-sensitive workplace issues, including leave of absence, disability, separation, drug testing and performance management issues. She also audits and drafts employment handbooks and policies, in addition to successfully facilitating workplace audits and training to ensure businesses and organizations are in compliance with best employment practices. Further, Ola’s practice encompasses conducting workplace investigations involving sensitive employment-related issues.

Prior to joining NFC, Ola was also a dexterous litigator, having exclusively represented management on employment matters arising under state and federal law including, but not limited to, discrimination, sexual harassment, whistleblower, retaliation, and FMLA issues for more than a decade. Leveraging this experience, Ola provides insightful legal advice and counseling to clients with the goal of mitigating risk and resolving liability concerns.

Professional Experience
Schoeman Updike Kaufman & Gerber LLP, Wayne, New Jersey & New York, New York
Partner March 2017-Dec 2022
Gerber & Partners LLP, Wayne, New Jersey
Partner Jan 2017- March 2017
Associate March 2016 – Dec 2016
Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP, Wayne, New Jersey
Associate Sept 2011 – Feb 2016
Professional Activities
National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF)
Marketing/Branding Chair for the Labor & Employment PAC 2021-2022
DRI - Lawyers Representing Business
Member, Women in the Law Committee
Member, Labor & Employment Committee
Judicial Clerkships
The Honorable Garry S. Rothstadt, New Jersey Superior Court, Paterson, New Jersey Sept 2010 – Aug 2011


Rutgers School of Law, Newark, New Jersey (J.D.) 2010
Florida International University, Miami, Florida (B.A., Political Science) 2005

State of New Jersey
United States District Court – District of New Jersey
State of New York
United States District Court – Southern District of New York
United States District Court – Eastern District of New York

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