Amelia D. Winchester is a Partner at Ongaro PC and focuses her practice on representing and counseling employers in employment law, including wage and hour claims, Fair Employment and Housing Act litigation, class actions, collective actions, representative actions brought under the Private Attorneys General Act, administrative agency investigations, personnel and policy decisions, and the development of internal policies and procedures. Amelia frequently litigates in California and represents clients in complex actions throughout the nation. She regularly counsels employers on a broad range of issues.
Amelia’s practice includes proceedings involving allegations of:
- Wage and hour claims, in California and throughout the United States
- Wrongful termination
Amelia frequently appears in state and federal courts and in arbitration. She also has experience handling administrative actions and investigations.
Amelia provides advice to employers on a variety of employment-related issues, including:
- Litigation avoidance
- Developing internal policies and procedures
- Personnel decisions
- Compliance issues
- Arbitration agreements
- Employment agreements
- Employee classifications
- Specialized wage and hour issues
Amelia has been selected to the list of Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 (Employment Litigation). Amelia obtained her law degree from University of California, Davis, where she served on the U.C. Davis Law Review as a notes and comments editor. Amelia graduated with honors from Haverford College.