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.
Charlotte C. Smith is an Associate at the Law Offices of Gilda A. Hernandez, PLLC. Ms. Smith focuses her practice on litigating complex class action employment law and wage and hour disputes. Ms. Smith 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.
Robert W. T. Tucci is an Associate at the Law Offices of Gilda A. Hernandez, PLLC. After a successful career in the telecommunications industry, Mr. Tucci enrolled in the law school at Wake Forest University to pursue a career in employment law and complex litigation.
Rachael Kreuz is a senior paralegal at The Law Offices of Gilda A. Hernandez, PLLC and has held a career as a paralegal since 2012. Ms. Kreuz is a graduate from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst with a Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology and a concentration on Latin American studies.
Michelle Romero has been with the firm, as a paralegal, since November of 2017. Ms. Romero graduated from the University of North Carolina – Charlotte in May of 2017 with a B.A. in Political Science.
Jacob Wright is a third-year law student at the University of North Carolina School of Law from Hickory, North Carolina. In 2017, Wright graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, earning a Bachelor of Arts in History and American Studies with a minor in Spanish for the Professions.