Newark, NJ (December 22, 2022) – Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is proud to announce that Joanita N. Gakami has been named to Lawyers of Color’s 2022 “Hot List,” recognizing junior- and mid-level attorneys who “exemplify integrity, high achievement, leadership, and a passion for diversity.”
Joanita is an Associate in the firm’s Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice. For employers in health care, life sciences, and other industries, Joanita’s informed perspective on workforce management issues is invaluable. She counsels her clients on numerous employment law issues and represents them in related litigation. She litigates claims of discrimination, unfair trade practices, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and whistleblowing. Employers also rely on Joanita to represent them in workplace unfair competition claims, including theft of trade secrets, employee raiding, breach of fiduciary duty, and alleged violations of state unfair competition laws in federal and state courts, in arbitrations, and in administrative charges before federal, state, and city agencies.
Lawyers of Color is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit devoted to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality in marginalized communities.
Learn more about EBG’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts.
About Epstein Becker Green
Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., is a national law firm with a primary focus on health care and life sciences; employment, labor, and workforce management; and litigation and business disputes. Founded in 1973 as an industry-focused firm, Epstein Becker Green has decades of experience serving clients in health care, financial services, retail, hospitality, and technology, among other industries, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Operating in locations throughout the United States and supporting domestic and multinational clients, the firm’s attorneys are committed to uncompromising client service and legal excellence. For more information, visit www.ebglaw.com.