Employment

The Firm has and continues to provide representation on employment issues to businesses, executives, and individuals in technology, health care, consulting, manufacturing, nonprofit and other for-profit businesses and start-ups on:

  • The Family & Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Preventing workplace violence
  • Non-compete agreements and the protection of proprietary rights agreements
  • Compliance with state and federal anti-discrimination laws
  • Wage hour law in the private and public sectors
  • Overtime requirements under the Fair Labor Standards and state equivalent
  • Wrongful termination
  • Discrimination in the workplace
  • Preventing sexual harassment claims
  • Separation and severance agreements
  • Drafting employment contracts, handbooks, policies and offer letters
  • Risk management; defamation in the workplace and privacy issues
  • Internal investigations

We offer aggressive counsel in the event of a termination to maximize the client’s position. We represent clients in mediation, arbitration, court and before governmental agencies in employment disputes. Our client list runs from large, Fortune 500 firms who need representation in terminating an executive who has breached her fiduciary duty to the corporation to individual clients in need of representation in a wrongful termination suit.

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