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Jennifer R. Yee

Jennifer R. Yee

Associate| Phoenix


Jennifer Yee's practice is concentrated in labor and employment law and commercial litigation. Her litigation experience includes federal and state court practice in a variety of employment-related issues. Jennifer has assisted her clients in defending against wage and hour, discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims under the FLSA, Title VII, ADA, FMLA, ADEA, USERRA, the Arizona Wage Act, the Arizona Employment Protection Act, the Arizona Civil Rights Act and other state and federal laws. She also assists employers with respect to investigations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor and the NLRB. In addition, Jennifer drafts employment-related agreements, handbooks, and policies and has worked with employers to enforce non-competition and confidentiality agreements.

Jennifer enjoys advising clients on a wide variety of compliance issues under federal, state and local regulations. She has counseled large and small employers regarding their obligations under the NLRA, FLSA, Title VII, ADA, FMLA, ADEA, USERRA, EPA, WARN Act, FCRA, the Arizona Wage Act, the Arizona Employment Protection Act, the Arizona Civil Rights Act and other state and federal laws. Jennifer feels privileged to provide pro bono counseling services through the Volunteer Lawyers Program and service to the community through Kiwanis International.

  • University of Southern California, Gould School of Law (J.D., 2012)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Senior Notes Submissions Editor, Southern California Law Review
  • University of Arizona (B.A., Political Science and Spanish Literature, summa cum laude, 2009)
    • Dean’s List
    • President’s Academic Scholarship
    • Universidad SEK, Segovia, Spain, Study Abroad Program (2007)
  • American Bar Association, Section of Litigation
    • Employment & Labor Relations Law Committee
  • State Bar of Arizona, Labor & Employment Section
    • CLE Committee (2014-present)
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association (AWLA)
  • Snell & Wilmer Summer Associate Committee (2014-2016)
  • Snell & Wilmer Hiring Committee (2016-present)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Employment & Labor (2018)
  • George F. Hixson Fellowship, Kiwanis International (2017)
  • Top Pro Bono Attorneys Award, Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education (2015)
  • Snell & Wilmer Community Involvement Award (2015)
  • Zeller Fellowship, Downtown Scottsdale Young Professionals Kiwanis (October 2014)
  • VLP Attorney of the Month, Volunteer Lawyers Program (May 2014)
  • Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Downtown Scottsdale Young Professionals Kiwanis
    • District Lieutenant Governor (2017-2018)
    • President (2015-2016)
  • USC Law School, Street Law Mentor Program, Volunteer Instructor (2009-2012)
  • Professor George Lefcoe, Ervin and Florine Yoder Chair in Real Estate Law, Research Assistant and Grader (2011-2012)
  • Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., Summer Associate (2011)
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona, Judicial Extern for the Honorable Mary H. Murguia (2010)
  • Office of Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano, Constituent Services Intern (2007-2008)
  • University of Arizona Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, Research Assistant for Dr. Melissa Fitch (2007)
  • Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit