Maxine Adams helps employers with compliance issues ranging from wage and hour to ADA accommodations. She defends clients in lawsuits alleging violations of all aspects of the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and equivalent state and local laws, and against labor- and employment-related litigation with respect to wage and hour disputes, discrimination claims, and retaliation disputes.
She counsels clients on employment law issues in all facets of the employment relationship and on practices and procedures, including employment policies and handbooks. Prior to joining Epstein Becker Green as an attorney, Maxine interned for the New York State Department of Labor, where she researched worker misclassification issues, among other things.
As a law student, Maxine participated in the Cornell Labor Law Clinic, which serves underprivileged clients with workplace-related issues. She also served as a teaching assistant in the Labor and Employment Law course at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University.
While attending college, Maxine interned in the Employment Department of the International Labor Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.