AIMEE MACKAY focuses her practice on labor and employment issues. A former commercial litigator and law professor, Aimee’s experience extends to all aspects of employment litigation and counseling, including representing clients before various Courts of Appeal. Aimee partners with her clients to solve problems in an efficient and effective way, and brings her considerable experience as a litigator to develop and execute efficient and successful litigation strategies.
Aimee has represented and counseled clients in a diverse range of industries with respect to a wide variety of labor and employment matters, including federal and state anti-discrimination statutes, wage payment and overtime laws, whistleblower statutes, and restrictive covenants. Aimee has extensive experience in wage and hour class and collective actions involving state and federal overtime exemptions, independent contractor classifications, meal and rest period claims, and claims under California’s Private Attorney General Act (PAGA). Aimee also defends employers in single plaintiff actions involving claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, failure to accommodate, enforcement of non-compete and non-solicit obligations, and other causes of action arising under state and federal law. Aimee also regularly advises clients on handbooks, terminations, investigations, and the enforcement of restrictive covenants. As a commercial litigator, Aimee handled a broad range of matters, including pharmaceutical product liability, consumer fraud, and breach of contract.
Prior to joining Sidley’s Labor and Employment practice, Aimee was a visiting assistant professor of law at the University of San Diego School of Law, where she taught Civil Procedure, Federal Jurisdiction, Evidence, and Products Liability.
*Admitted to practice only in California. Not admitted to practice in New York.