LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Labor and Employment Litigation

Our Labor and Employment Group, together with our Litigation Group, provide representation to clients in connection with employee claims during and after termination of employment, employment discrimination litigation, employee disciplinary issues, harassment and discrimination claims, employee benefits, wage and hour claims, workers’ compensation claims, wrongful termination, policy violations, ethical violations, retaliation, whistleblower claims, family medical leave act claims, unemployment claims, and all labor and employment related types of claims, in administrative and judicial forums, local and federal, including appeal processes.

Labor and Employment Counseling

Our Firm provides counseling to private and public sector clients in all areas related to labor and employment, including formulation of human resources and labor policies, hiring practices, preparation of employment manuals and other related internal employee manuals, employment agreements, including executive employment agreements, confidentiality, non-competition agreements, independent contractor agreements, termination agreements and general releases, severance agreements and other related contracts. We also counsel clients and assist them in matters related to local and federal statutory and regulatory compliance, management of workplace safety issues, local unemployment law issues, local payroll and chauffeurs’ taxes, workers’ compensation matters, development of ethical compliance guidelines for management and other employee, preparation and management of workforce restructuring plans, as well representation in employee negotiations.