Nancy Anton has more than 20 years of experience advising clients on employment laws in the workplace. A strong and diversified client base—Nancy delivers sound, strategic and practical advice to her clients in the healthcare, financial services and manufacturing industries. She has also worked with clients in transportation, agribusiness, biofuels, gaming, retail, and technology. There is no limit to the industry, size or location of her clients. Her clients are local as well as national and international. She works with private and public companies and government, as well as non-profit organizations.
Nancy has successfully defended clients before state and federal trial and appellate level courts and agencies, including the Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and state human rights departments, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance and state and federal Revenue Departments on discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour claims, and worker classification and non-compete agreements. She provides on-site training, conducts investigations, and prepares affirmative action plans. She is also heavily involved in performing employment due diligence for private equity clients engaged in mergers and acquisitions.
2018 Representative Matters
Successfully obtained a dismissal from the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission on a race, sex, and retaliation Charge of Discrimination for a plastic products manufacturing industry client
Successfully obtained a dismissal from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights on a disability and retaliation Charge of Discrimination for a financial services industry client
Successfully obtained a dismissal from the Denver Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on a race and equal pay charge of discrimination for a client that supports the oil industry
Successfully settled a breach of contract and tortious interference with business contract case involving a former employee going to work for a competitor and obtained money damages for a healthcare facility, a portfolio company of one of a private equity client
Won on appeal before the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, a determination of ineligibility based on employment misconduct regarding unemployment benefits for a former management employee for two different clients: one in the health care supply industry and the other engaged in manufacturing of safety vehicles
Successfully settled a wage and hour action before the California Labor Industrial Commission for a software company client brought by a former employee claiming misclassification of exempt status, and overtime and other compensation due and owing
Successfully settled a charge of discrimination for disability and retaliation before the Minneapolis Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a health care supply client
Won on appeal before the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, for a pro bono client, classification of an individual as an independent contractor vs. employee
Articles in the National Law Review database by Nancy S. Anton