Nelsy C. Gómez is a member in the Labor & Employment and Immigration Practice Groups in the firm's Houston office.
Nelsy represents employers in a wide variety of employment law actions. She defends employers in a broad range of employment litigation involving claims of race, sex, age, national origin and disability discrimination; sexual harassment; wrongful discharge; wage and hour violations; retaliation; and noncompete agreements.
In addition, Nelsy has extensive experience in representing foreign nationals as well as domestic companies in various business and employment, as well as family-based, immigration matters. She has represented clients on diverse immigration matters before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration Board of Appeals and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Nelsy also counsels clients on employment verification compliance and provides assistance and defense in the event of government agency audits and investigations.
Nelsy is a regular speaker on the topic of employment verification compliance. She has presented to numerous organizations and associations.
Nelsy is a member of the Houston Bar Association, the National Hispanic Bar Association, and is the immediate past president of the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston.
Nelsy received her Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University. She earned her law degree from the University of Miami School of Law, where she served as Student Body Association Supreme Court Chief Justice.
In 2007, Nelsy received the Greater Southwest Houston Chamber of Commerce's "Movers and Shakers" Award.