Amanda Weaver advises clients on compliance with various state and federal employment laws, counsels individuals and employers as litigation arises and assists clients in connection with their business immigration issues. Amanda also assists employers with compliance under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA), and she advises employers on compliance with the requirements of the Family Medical Leave Act and National Labor Relations Act.
She helps clients maintain compliance with anti-discrimination laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and Title VII, including advising clients on compliance with discrimination laws that pertain to the rapidly evolving area of gender identity and transgender/transitioning employees.
In addition, Amanda helps employers ensure compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) – including drafting FCRA-compliant disclosures and notices – and impending changes to overtime regulations. She regularly assists employers on compliance matters related to worker classification, paid sick leave laws and wage payment laws, including state wage payment laws and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Amanda also provides counsel related to human resource matters, including employee handbooks and policies, employment agreements, separation agreements and releases, restrictive covenants, personnel matters and I-9 compliance.
When employers face litigation, Amanda counsels them to help find and achieve the best solution. She advises clients in cases involving discrimination claims, FMLA claims, wage payment and misclassification claims, defamation claims, OSHA citations and EEOC charges of discrimination, among others.
Amanda assists clients with the cross-border movement of personnel and staffing needs and assists clients with obtaining business visas such as H-1B, L-1 and H-3 visas. She has helped to obtain “exceptional hardship” waivers on behalf of clients seeking business visas and/or green cards, and O-1B artist visas for clients ranging from ballet dancers to commercial composers.
Amanda earned her J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude and was a member of the University of Richmond Law Review, the Moot Court Board and the Trial Advocacy Board, as well as the McNeill Law Society. She also earned a B.A in Art History and German Studies from Duke University.
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