Amelia Winchester

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Ongaro PC
 | 1604 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone: 415-433-3900
Fax: 415-433-3950
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Defense
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    A partner at Ongaro PC, Amelia Winchester focuses her practice on employment law. Working out of the firm's office in San Francisco, California, she represents clients throughout the Bay Area. Ms. Winchester has been admitted to practice before all California state courts since 2008.

    In her employment law practice, Ms. Winchester provides forceful courtroom advocacy as well as experienced advice and counsel to employers on a variety of matters. The cases that she has handled have included both class actions and single-plaintiff lawsuits, and the underlying claims have encompassed sexual harassment, wrongful termination and other forms of retaliation, trade secrets, contract disputes, actions involving the Fair Labor Standards Act, and claims of discrimination under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, and other federal and state statutes.

    In addition to her courtroom work, Ms. Winchester has appeared before numerous state and federal agencies on behalf of her employer clients. She also counsels them on hiring and firing practices, the development of employee handbooks, litigation avoidance, employment and arbitration agreements, regulatory compliance, and workplace procedures and policies. 

    As an undergraduate, Ms. Winchester attended Haverford College in Pennsylvania, where she majored in political science and received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in 2003. Subsequently deciding to pursue her legal education, she enrolled at the University of California, Davis, School of Law, and she served as the notes and comments editor on the UC Davis Law Review before being awarded her Juris Doctor in 2008.

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    • 100%Employment Litigation: Defense
    Focus Areas

    Employment Law - Employer


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    About Amelia Winchester

    Admitted: 2008, California

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    • U.C. Davis Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor, 2008
    • Northern California Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters (Employment Litigation: Defense), 2014-2018 

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, State Bar of California

    Educational Background:

    • B.A., with honors, Haverford College, With Honors, 2003
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    1604 Union St
    San Francisco, CA 94123

    Phone: 415-433-3900

    Fax: 415-433-3950

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