Michelle Gomez creates and oversees Littler’s firmwide onboarding and integration programs for all newly hired talent, as well as for individuals moving positions within the firm. She manages all aspects from the first interview through the initial 18 months of employment, including organizing training sessions, serving as a talent liaison to introduce new hires across the firm, and assisting in individual onboarding and integration plans. She works closely with corporate departments across the firm, as well as with local offices and practice groups, to assist talent in an effective start in their new roles. Michelle also gathers and analyzes feedback from new hires to further enhance the firm’s processes.
In addition, Michelle continues to represent and advise employers on a wide variety of employment matters, including claims based on age, race, color, national origin, and sexual discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. She has defended clients in employment-related disputes before federal and state courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Colorado Civil Rights Division, and the Montana Human Rights Bureau. Michelle’s recent trial experience includes two federal court jury trials, a federal court bench trial, a state court jury trial, and numerous arbitrations in Colorado and Montana, all of which concluded favorably for Littler’s clients.
Michelle is a member of the Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Steering Committee, co-chair of Littler’s Career Advocacy Program, and a member of the Reunion affinity group for Littler’s Latinx attorneys.
Prior to joining Littler, she practiced commercial litigation in New York City, Denver, Colorado, and Albuquerque, New Mexico.