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Iman A. Wells, ESQ.

Associate & Social Responsibility Committee Co-Chair / DEI Committee Member

Iman A. Wells focuses her practice on management-side employment litigation and counseling. Ms. Wells defends employers in state and federal court and before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Ms. Wells regularly counsels employers on a wide range of workplace issues including employee handbooks, policies, performance improvement plans, disciplinary materials and separation agreements and releases.

While attending law school, Ms. Wells was a Senior Editor for the Rutgers Race and the Law Review, served as the President for the Association of Black Law Students, and was Teaching Associate for the Legal Research and Writing Skills program. Ms. Wells also interned with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and served as judicial intern to the Honorable Ronald L. Ellis, United States District Court, Southern District of New York.

Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars”, Employment & Labor 2019-2020
Professional Experience
ADA Compliance Consultant, Verizon, Basking Ridge, NJ 2016-2017
Teaching Associate, Rutgers School of Law, Legal Analysis - Writing and Research Skills Program, Newark, NJ 2014-2015
Legal Unit Intern, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Newark, NJ 2014-2015
Labor Section Law Clerk, City of Newark Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel, Newark, NJ 2014
Professional Activities
National Employment Law Council, Academy Fellow 2019
ABA and National Employment Law Council, Labor and Employment Law Trial Institute
Attorney Mentor, New Jersey Law and Education Empowerment Project
Co-Director of Recruitment and Retention, Rutgers University Black Law Alumni Network (RUBLAN)
Judicial Clerkships
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, New York, NY, Judicial Intern to the Honorable Ronald L. Ellis 2014
Law Clerk, Honorable Bahir Kamil, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Criminal Division 2015-2016

 

Rutgers School of Law, Newark NJ J.D. - Senior Editor, Rutgers Race and the Law Review 2015
Rutgers University B.A. History, magna cum laude 2012

State of New Jersey
United States District Court – District of New Jersey
State of New York
United States District Court – Southern District of New York
Publications
Author, ” You’ve got mail! New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Key Ruling Upholding the use of Electronic Arbitration Agreements in the Employment Context”, L&E Blog https://nfc-fix-attorneys.local/youve-got-mail-new-jersey-supreme-court-issues-key-ruling-upholding-the-use-of-electronic-arbitration-agreements-in-the-employment-context/ August 21, 2020
Author, “New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Latest Pro-Arbitrarion Ruling Requiring Delivery Drivers in New Jersey to Arbitrate Dispute with Employer Despite Federal Exemption”, L&E Blog; www.nfclegal.com/new-jersey-supreme-court-issues-latest-pro-arbitration-ruling-requiring-delivery-drivers-in-new-jersey-to-arbitrate-dispute-with-employer-despite-federal-exemption July 16, 2020
Speaking Engagements
“Artificial Intelligence – Is its impact on the Workplace ‘Smart’ Business”? Association of Corporate Counsel New Jersey Annual Conference September 2020
“How Employers Should Be Updating Their Handbooks In Light of COVID-19”, NJSBA’s Employment Law Summer Roundup August 2020
Awards & Honors
Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars”, Employment & Labor 2019-2020
Professional Experience
ADA Compliance Consultant, Verizon, Basking Ridge, NJ 2016-2017
Teaching Associate, Rutgers School of Law, Legal Analysis - Writing and Research Skills Program, Newark, NJ 2014-2015
Legal Unit Intern, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Newark, NJ 2014-2015
Labor Section Law Clerk, City of Newark Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel, Newark, NJ 2014
Professional Activities
National Employment Law Council, Academy Fellow 2019
ABA and National Employment Law Council, Labor and Employment Law Trial Institute
Attorney Mentor, New Jersey Law and Education Empowerment Project
Co-Director of Recruitment and Retention, Rutgers University Black Law Alumni Network (RUBLAN)
Judicial Clerkships
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, New York, NY, Judicial Intern to the Honorable Ronald L. Ellis 2014
Law Clerk, Honorable Bahir Kamil, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Criminal Division 2015-2016
Law Education
Rutgers School of Law, Newark NJ J.D. - Senior Editor, Rutgers Race and the Law Review 2015
Undergraduate Education
Rutgers University B.A. History, magna cum laude 2012
Bar Admissions
State of New Jersey
United States District Court – District of New Jersey
State of New York
United States District Court – Southern District of New York
Publications
Author, ” You’ve got mail! New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Key Ruling Upholding the use of Electronic Arbitration Agreements in the Employment Context”, L&E Blog https://nfc-fix-attorneys.local/youve-got-mail-new-jersey-supreme-court-issues-key-ruling-upholding-the-use-of-electronic-arbitration-agreements-in-the-employment-context/ August 21, 2020
Author, “New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Latest Pro-Arbitrarion Ruling Requiring Delivery Drivers in New Jersey to Arbitrate Dispute with Employer Despite Federal Exemption”, L&E Blog; www.nfclegal.com/new-jersey-supreme-court-issues-latest-pro-arbitration-ruling-requiring-delivery-drivers-in-new-jersey-to-arbitrate-dispute-with-employer-despite-federal-exemption July 16, 2020
Speaking Engagements
“Artificial Intelligence – Is its impact on the Workplace ‘Smart’ Business”? Association of Corporate Counsel New Jersey Annual Conference September 2020
“How Employers Should Be Updating Their Handbooks In Light of COVID-19”, NJSBA’s Employment Law Summer Roundup August 2020

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