Amy E. Hatcher
Amy Hatcher, an associate, maintains a focused employment litigation and counseling practice. She defends employers in a wide range of disputes, including whistleblower/retaliation, discrimination, harassment and noncompete matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies, and in arbitration proceedings, in New Jersey and New York. Amy represents employers in a spectrum of industries, with a particular focus on pharmaceutical corporations.
Amy also counsels employers on compliance with state, federal and local employment laws and regulations in connection with workplace accommodations, hiring, discipline, termination and leaves of absence, among other workplace issues. She conducts anti-discrimination and anti-harassment workplace training and drafts employment agreements, employment policies and employee handbooks.
Amy also has significant experience handling complex commercial litigation matters, including breach of contract, fraud, tortious interference and other business tort claims.
She was selected from 2014-2018 for inclusion on the New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars© List, for Employment & Labor: Employer, General Litigation, based on a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
- Clerkship, Hon. Travis L. Francis, Middlesex County Superior Court Assignment Judge, 2009-2010
- Internship, Hon. Reggie B. Walton, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2006
- Howard University School of Law, J.D., 2008
- University of Maryland, College Park, B.S., Early Childhood Education, 2003
- New York, 2012
- New Jersey, 2010
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2012
Honors and Awards
- New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star© List for Employment & Labor: Employer, General Litigation, 2014-2018
- CALI Award for Academic Excellence – Legal Writing
- Howard University School of Law Merit Fellow, 2005-2008
- Garden State Bar Association
- National Employment Law Council
- Captain, Charles Hamilton Houston National Moot Court Team
- Student Attorney, Civil Rights Clinic, Howard University School of Law
- NJ LEEP (Law and Education Empowerment Project), college-access program in Newark area, volunteer