Ms. Hernandez has been a wage and hour practitioner for nearly 20 years, first as a government official for the United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division and then as an attorney. She is a tenacious and passionate litigator who works tirelessly for her clients.
Emma J. Smiley is an Associate at The Law Offices of Gilda A. Hernandez, PLLC. Ms. Smiley focuses her practice on litigating complex class action employment law and wage and hour disputes. Ms. Smiley is currently involved in several federal lawsuits pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act, the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act, and the Family Medical Leave Act.