Ms. Colao counsels clients on a wide array of issues that arise in the workplace including medical leaves of absence, wage-and-hour claims, employment agreements and noncompete agreements.
She represents clients in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels and before administrative tribunals.
Ms. Colao successfully resolves complex and routine business issues in an efficient and practical manner.
Strategic thinking and affirmative measures enable her to significantly reduce potential liability for her clients.
Ms. Colao frequently lectures and conducts training for business and professional organizations on employment issues, such as discrimination, harassment, employee handbooks and hiring and firing.
In addition to putting in extensive hours to ensure the best result for her clients, she has taken a leadership role in the firm by serving on various committees and mentoring associates.
Ms. Colao's organizational and interpersonal skills have enabled her to balance the demands of being a mother of three young boys with a growing practice.