Tawny Alvarez, an Employer / Management lawyer with Verrill Dana, LLP in Portland, ME, has been practicing Labor & Employment Law for three years. Her practice focuses on Labor & Employment advising and litigation, including defense of wage and hour and discrimination claims. She prides herself on staying abreast of cutting-edge legal issues that employers face and has worked with employers to institute appropriate policies dealing with challenging issues including medical marijuana in the workplace and the impact of technology on employment relationships. In addition to advising, she has defended employers who have litigated these difficult issues. Tawny also edits Verrill Dana’s Labor and Employment blog Taking Care of HR Business and is a regular contributor to regional and national publications. Tawny first joined the Section three years ago specifically to attend focused, high-level, panel discussions on difficult Labor & Employment issues as well as build a national network of colleagues. Those colleagues have now become her friends. Tawny is most active in the Equal Employment Opportunity Committee. This innovative lawyer is a great member to get to know!
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Favorite Book: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Favorite Movie: Labyrinth
Dream Vacation: Brazil
Favorite Midnight Snack: Oreos