Wendy Butler's practice focuses on the defense of management clients in employment-related litigation. She handles a broad range of cases, with a focus on class action litigation. Her experience is particularly deep in wage/hour litigation, where she has had repeated success in defeating class and/or collective certification, as well securing dismissal through motions attacking the legal sufficiency or merits of claims. Wendy also has extensive experience defending individual and multiplaintiff cases involving employment discrimination, ERISA, and whistleblower claims.In addition to her litigation responsibilities, Wendy advises clients on a variety of employment issues, including HR policies, litigation avoidance, employment agreements, restrictive covenants, and reductions in force. She regularly assists with wage/hour audits and compliance. She also provides guidance to companies on the internal investigation of employee complaints, including discrimination, sexual harassment, and Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower complaints.