Nicole Minkow is Senior Employment Counsel at Pearlman, Borska & Wax and is Chair of the firm's Employment Law Department. Prior to joining the firm, Nicole was Of Counsel with Jackson Lewis LLP, a national employment law defense firm.
Nicole specializes in handling all aspects of employment defense litigation on behalf of employers and management. Nicole's experience includes cases involving claims for wage and hour violations under state and federal law, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, breach of contract, defamation, fraud and unfair business practices. She also assists employers in defending against wage and hour class actions regarding alleged overtime violations, meal and break violations, and minimum wage claims. In addition, Nicole drafts employee policies, including employee handbooks and keeps her clients updated on new employment law developments.
Nicole has experience litigating before California's trial and appellate courts at the state and federal level. She has also successfully argued several cases before the California Court of Appeal.