Yanet specializes in the litigation of employment and civil matters. She has experience in both the private and government sector defending employers against claims of sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful discharge and related torts, retaliation, wage and hour violations, breach of employment contract, invasion of privacy, defamation, and class/collective actions. Yanet counsels employers on issues related to hiring, termination, discipline, disability leave, family leave, drug testing, wage and hour policies, arbitration policies, reductions in force, and COBRA. She also conducts training on sexual harassment and discrimination avoidance. Yanet is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Office of the U.S. Attorney, District of New Jersey, under then-U.S. Attorney Chris Christie. Yanet represented and defended the United States, its agencies, and employees in a broad range of civil matters, including employment discrimination, tort, and immigration. Yanet was also a judicial law clerk to the Honorable John E. Keefe, Sr., then-judge of the Appellate Division, N.J. Superior Court, and to the Honorable Freda L. Wolfson, who was then a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of New Jersey (currently a U.S. District Judge). Yanet has a native fluency in Spanish.
Rutgers College, B.A. (1995)
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D. (1998)
U. S. District Court, N.J.
U. S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Cir.