Andrea Chavez - Labor and Employment lawyer - Nixon Peabody LLP

Andrea Chavez

Andrea Chavez is an associate in the Labor and Employment group. She represents and advises employers in a wide variety of labor and employment matters.

What do you focus on?

I represent employers in litigation of employment disputes in state and federal court. I strive to assist clients in a host of areas, including harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, and state wage and hour claims. I provide advice regarding labor disputes, collective bargaining agreements, and other matters regarding the National Labor Relations Board. I am also involved in all phases of litigation, from discovery and initial pleadings through dispositive motions.

What do you see on the horizon?

I’ve been following the changing landscape regarding new technology and social media, which will raise questions of first impression and will impact employers for years to come.

Proposition 22 and the Tenuous Path Forward to App-Based Companies

The Daily Journal | January 22, 2021

San Francisco associate Jade Butman and Los Angeles associate Andrea Chavez, both of the Labor & Employment group, contributed this article on the California law classifying workers as either independent contractors or employees, and the law’s impact on the gig economy.


Andrea Chavez


Los Angeles

Phone: 213-629-6089

Fax: 844-454-5291

University of California, Los Angeles, J.D., Journal of Environmental Law and Policy

University of California, Santa Barbara, B.S., Ecology and Evolution


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