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Maxiel L. Gomez

Member of the Firm

Background

Ms. Gomez is a litigator with a focus on employment and immigration law.  Ms. Gomez has extensive experience representing clients before state and federal courts, as well as state administrative agencies in employment litigation involving wage and hour disputes, harassment, discrimination, retaliation and family medical leave claims.  She has served as Labor Counsel and routinely counsels clients on various labor and employment issues.  She also assists clients in obtaining employment-based residency, immigrant and non-immigrant visas. Ms. Gomez is the chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee.

Prior to joining Pashman Stein in 2010, she was a labor and employment attorney at Epstein Becker & Green, PC.  Following law school, Ms. Gomez clerked for the Honorable Robert A. Coogan, J.S.C.  Ms. Gomez is a board member of the Rutgers School of Law – Newark Alumni Association, as well as a member of the New Jersey Hispanic Bar Association and the New Jersey Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

She is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, regularly representing clients in District of New Jersey, Eastern and Southern District of New York.

Chamber of Commerce. She is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, as well as the United States District Court for both the District of New Jersey and Southern District of New York and the United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.

Professional/Civic Activities

Board Member, Rutgers School of Law – Newark Alumni Association, 2008-present
New Jersey Hispanic Bar Association, 2005-present
Chair, Pashman Stein’s Diversity Committee
Member, New Jersey Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Sydney Reitman Inn of Court, 2005-2007
New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, Committee on Public Policy, 2005-2007

Publications

“Striking a Balance When Completing the I-9 Form,” New Jersey Law Journal, April 23, 2012
“The Quest to Ask the Right I-9 Questions,” Workforce. Com, March 26, 2012

Seminars

Sept. 2016 – Law Line – New York & NJ Law regarding Entitlement to commissions
Sept. 2014 – Association of Corp. Counsel of NJ Annual Conference – Social Media & Technology in the Workplace
Oct. 2012 – Association of Corporate Counsel of NJ Annual Conference – NY Wage theft Prevention Act

Bar/Court Admissions

New Jersey
New York
United States District Court, District of New Jersey
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
Unites States District Court, Eastern District of New York
Unites States District Court, District of Colorado
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Education

B. A., Boston University, 1998
J.D., Rutgers School of Law – Newark, 2004