Celina R. Joachim

Celina Joachim is a partner in Baker & McKenzie's Houston office and certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law, including employment litigation, counseling and traditional labor law. Her experience includes defending employers in cases involving employment discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower laws, workers’ compensation retaliation claims, wage and hour, breach of employment contract, ERISA, and other employee-related tort claims. Active in the Firm's pro bono and community service endeavors, Ms. Joachim was pro bono coordinator for three years and has organized several breast cancer awareness campaigns as well as her office's annual holiday gift giving.

Ms. Joachim regularly advises clients with regard to human resources and employment matters. She is also seasoned in advising on Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) related matters, including implementation of affirmative action plans, as well as other federal government contractor issues. She also conducts training for management, human resources personnel, and all levels of staff regarding various employment law issues, including discrimination and harassment matters, leave laws, equal employment opportunity and OFCCP matters, and hiring, discipline, and discharge issues.

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Areas of Practice 1) Compensation & Employment, 2) Litigation, 3) Employment, 4) Employment Counseling & Transactions, 5) Employment Litigation and 6) Labor Relations
Law School University of Houston (J.D.,2004)
Admitted Year 2000
Education University of Texas (B.S.,1997)
Bar Member / Association Texas State Bar Association
Most recent firm Baker & McKenzie
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/celina-joachim-5a470b17
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