Anne Cherry Barnett

Principal

Polsinelli

Anne Cherry Barnett focuses her practice on employment matters and has represented clients of all sizes, including start-ups and large Fortune 50 companies. She prides herself on providing sound and cutting edge legal strategies that consistently focus on the client’s bottom line as they navigate the complex labyrinth of California and Federal employment regulations. Anne has represented employers in single plaintiff and class action litigation and her areas of focus include: 

  • Wage and hour violations, including class actions;
  • Discrimination and wrongful termination 
  • Retaliation
  • California Labor Code violations
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act 
  • Breach of contract
  • Worker misclassification

Anne also regularly counsels employers regarding compliance with wage and hour laws, exempt and non-exempt classification, independent contractor status, founder disputes, workforce reductions, discrimination claims, workplace investigations, employment policies and risk management regarding potential litigation.