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Nyika Corbett

Nyika Corbett

Associate

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Oregon, U.S.A.

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Profile

Annyika (Nyika) Corbett works collaboratively with clients to find the most efficient ways to solve their employment issues. Growing up on an Oregon ranch, Nyika is intimately familiar with the unique issues faced in the natural resources and agriculture industries. Her employment law experience spans the entire spectrum, including discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, wage and hour, leave laws, and employment benefits. She represents and advises businesses of all sizes, from small, family-owned operations to large corporations and non-profit organizations.

Nyika adeptly represents employers in administrative hearings, crafts decisive Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) position statements, and skillfully argues in court. Nyika prides herself on keeping abreast of employment law changes, providing the most recent advice to update clients regarding compliance and legislation. She customizes her approach to reach the best outcome possible for each client.

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon State Courts
  • United States District Court, District of Oregon

Education

  • Lewis & Clark Law School, Juris Doctor degree
  • Swarthmore College, Bachelor of Arts degree
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Regularly advises and defends clients in employment-related discrimination suits.
  • Has successfully defended clients in administrative hearings in front of BOLI.
  • Obtained early settlement in possible wage and hour class action.
  • Provides proactive advice and counsel to clients on Oregon leave laws, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation, employment and independent contractor agreements, compensation agreements, hiring, and termination.

Articles

  • Oregon Employment Law Update: Summary & To Do List
  • Oregon Equal Pay Act: What Employers Need to Know
  • Congress Paves the Way for Tip Pooling to Include Back-of-the-House Employees
  • New Tax Law Provisions Affect Employee Benefit Programs

Seminar

  • Employment Law Seminar
  • Oregon's Equal Pay Act Seminar

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