Dr. Valentín Estévez is a vice president in the Labor & Employment Practice of CRA.
Dr. Estévez has worked as consultant and testifying expert in class action and single-plaintiff matters. He helps clients proactively assess their compliance with international, federal, and state regulations regarding fair/equal pay, pay equity, and wage and hour matters. In addition, he assists clients in preparing and responding to audits and investigations from government agencies such as the OFCCP, EEOC, and California’s DFEH.
Dr. Estévez performs statistical analyses of claims of discrimination (pay, hiring, promotions, terminations, and other employment actions) and of alleged violations of the FLSA and state wage and hour statutes, such as those in California, New York, and Massachusetts. He also assists clients in the organization and analysis of large and complex databases and on the application of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence techniques in labor and employment matters. Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Estévez was Senior Managing Director with Welch Consulting where he worked for more than 17 years.