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Alicia Sienne Voltmer joined Greenberg Traurig, LLP in September 2018. Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and AV® Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubble®, she advises employers, from start-up companies to Fortune 500s, in a wide variety of employment matters. She has handled client mediations, arbitrations, administrative hearings, and court proceedings involving state and federal laws including the ADA, ADEA, EPA, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, OSHA, NLRA, Title VII, the TCHRA, the OWBPA, and other laws. In addition, she routinely counsels clients on day-to-day employment matters, including reductions in force, disciplinary actions, accommodations, hiring, and firing. She provides training to employees and managers and drafts and reviews client-specific policies, handbooks, restrictive covenants, and arbitration, employment, and separation agreements.

Alicia provides employment guidance, including related to due diligence matters, in connection with mergers and acquisitions and represents restaurateurs and restaurant groups, from single- to multi-unit concepts, with navigating labor and employment issues.

She has been a featured speaker on labor and employment law topics before local, state, national and international audiences, has appeared as an employment law commentator on the local affiliates of Fox and NBC News, and has published numerous legal articles.

Alicia earned a full swimming scholarship to Southern Methodist University, where she was a two-time Academic and Athletic All-American, and graduated with a double major in Political Science and German, magna cum laude. Following graduation, she earned a Master of Liberal Arts degree from SMU and her J.D. degree from California Western School of Law in San Diego.

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