Overview

Anna C. Gualano is a member of the Littler CaseSmart® team and is based in Alabama. As Program Manager, Anna contributes to the success of the Littler CaseSmart platform by ensuring successful client implementation and client relations; providing financial oversight for the Littler CaseSmart – Charges platform; hiring, training, and supervising FlexTime Attorneys (FTA); and collaborating with team members to accomplish Littler CaseSmart goals and initiatives.

Prior to becoming Program Manager, Anna worked as Staff Counsel to Littler CaseSmart, supporting the Charges, Single Plaintiff Litigation, and Class Actions platforms. 

Anna has represented management clients in all labor and employment matters arising under state and federal laws. She has appeared in federal and state courts and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and other state and federal agencies, and her practice has included issues concerning:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • State employment laws

Primarily working with national retailers, manufacturers and healthcare clients, Anna has also advised employers on human resource issues, from hiring new employees to evaluating, disciplining, and terminating existing employees. Additionally, she assisted in drafting proposed revisions to the Georgia Juvenile Justice Code.

Anna joined Littler in May 2008. Prior to that time, she worked in the labor and employment practice of a general practice firm for three years representing national clients in Georgia and Tennessee. In law school, she was junior editor for the Law and Psychology Review and president of the Student Bar Association.

In 2009, Anna climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise funds and awareness for the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Vice-Chair

Young Lawyers Division, Labor and Employment Law Committee

American Bar Association

Member

State Bar of Georgia

Member

Alabama State Bar

Member

Tennessee Bar Association

Member

Birmingham Bar Association

Member

Women Lawyers Section

Birmingham Bar Association

Member

The Charity League of Birmingham

Event Chair

Leadership Circle of the Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama

Member

Sunrise Rotary Club

Chair, Board of Trustees

Vestavia Hills Library

Recognition

Recipient, Anna C. Curry Leadership Award

University of Alabama School of Law

2005

Dean's Scholar

University of Alabama School of Law

Harris C. Reilly Scholar

Vanderbilt University

News, Analysis & Press

Hot Topic - Vincent E. Staub v. Proctor Hospital

American Bar Association Section of Labor & Employment Law E-Alert

March 11, 2011

Speaking Engagements

2018 General Session

Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 3, 2018

Employment Law Update

Birmingham Recruiter’s Network

2010

Climbing Kilimanjaro with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Birmingham Sunrise Rotary Club

2010

Education

  • J.D., University of Alabama, 2005
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University, 2002

Bar Admission

Alabama
Georgia
Tennessee

Courts

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • Alabama Supreme Court
  • Georgia Supreme Court