Corissa is a member of the firm’s labor and employment relations practice group. Her practice focuses on federal litigation, particularly in the wage and hour space, as well as representing employers in proceedings against the National Labor Relations Board. Her experience includes defending against nationwide class and collective actions, responding to unfair labor practice charges, and advising employers facing union representation petitions. She has successfully advocated on behalf of employers against discrimination, retaliation, and harassment claims in both state and federal administrative bodies and courts. Corissa also works proactively with employers to ensure they are compliant with various state and federal employment laws, including handbook reviews and classification audits.
Corissa previously worked as an associate at a full-service international law firm, where she gained valuable experience training supervisors and managers on labor law rights, advocating in courts and administrative bodies, and conducting employment due diligence for mergers and acquisitions.
While pursuing her J.D., Corissa led a group study program for first-year Civil Procedure law students. She spent her third year of law school as a legal extern for the Honorable Thomas Fraser of the Fourth Judicial District of Minnesota.