Amory McAndrew is an employment lawyer and commercial litigator recently named a “Woman Worth Watching” for her professional and community achievements.
Amory counsels employers in best practices on employment law matters, including reviewing and drafting employee handbooks and policies, hiring and termination, compliance with wage and hour laws, assessing employee accommodation requests to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and preventing discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims. She also investigates internal reports of discrimination and harassment. In addition, Amory represents executives in negotiating employment and separation agreements.
Drawing on her experience as a private company director and businesswoman, Amory represents large, small and startup businesses. She is currently acting as the primary outside counsel for a technology consulting firm, and she often advises clients in the retail and fashion industries.
As a commercial litigator, Amory is trial counsel for a medical devices company in a proxy contest. She has handled securities and other business and employment cases.
Amory is spearheading the firm’s women’s initiative, developing strategies to further HNRK’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. She is also plays an active role in several community philanthropic organizations.
Before joining Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, Amory was an associate in the commercial litigation practice of Howrey LLP.