Mary Snyder is an attorney in the Labor & Employment Practice Group at the firm’s Oklahoma City office.
Mary has focused her practice on exclusively representing employers and management in employment and traditional labor matters since 1999. In her practice, Mary routinely represents clients in the courts, in front of administrative tribunals and in appellate proceedings in regard to litigation brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the National Labor Relations Act, as well as other state and federal employment-related laws.
As part of her practice, Mary regularly advises companies and human resource representatives on best employment policies and practices, including proper drafting of a full range of employee-related policies and procedures. She aids clients in regard to understanding potential discrimination, harassment, retaliation, reasonable accommodation and wage and hour claims.
Mary also serves our clients with business immigration needs. She advises small, medium and large-size employers on immigration benefits available to meet their global workforce needs, how to manage I-9 compliance and audits and how to handle government audits relating to immigration practices. Mary assists companies with obtaining temporary and/or permanent work status and visas for foreign workers. She also advises employers regarding immigration-related employment discrimination as regulated by the Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel and Federal I-9 compliance.
Fluent in Spanish, Mary is able to investigate cases and conduct employee training in Spanish where the workforce so requires.
Prior to joining Crowe & Dunlevy, Mary practiced labor and employment law at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP and at Wilson, Turner, Kosmo, LLP, both located in San Diego, CA.
Mary is a regular speaker at continuing education courses for human resource professionals and attorneys regarding various aspects of laws affecting the workplace, obligations when conducting a reduction in force, the ADA, the overlap of various leave laws, and best employment practices.
Mary received her Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School in 1999, where she graduated cum laude. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish, with high honors, from Portland State University.