Our firm represents businesses and management in a range of workplace labor and employment matters. Based on our understanding of client business goals, operations, and culture, we advise on policies and procedures necessary to maintain steady footing in the dynamic workplace legal landscape.
We represent companies in workplace-related class actions and complex litigation as well as in charges of discrimination or wrongdoing brought before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and other federal and state agencies. We provide representation in addressing corporate governance and investigations; disability and accommodation issues; reductions in force; non-compete and unfair competition issues; wage and hour claims; and workplace safety.
Representative experience includes developing comprehensive policies, handbooks, and operating procedures for a multistate health care system, an international manufacturer, staffing companies operating nationwide and internationally, financial services companies, banks, and a private educational institution with facilities in the U.S. and abroad.
Our collective experience in adversarial workplace proceedings includes representation of companies across industry sectors before the EEOC, the NLRB, and state regulatory entities. We have represented clients in collective and class action wage and hour litigation involving the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage and hour laws. Our experience also includes the repeated representation of a Fortune 10 company in a variety of matters involving claims of harassment and discrimination.
We represented an international public relations company in non-compete litigation in Florida; a Florida-based investment firm in litigation in New York and Florida regarding non-compete and employment issues; and several medical practices in a wide range of non-compete and discrimination claims.
We drafted employment contracts and arbitration agreements for a national staffing company and executive employment agreements for an international public relations firm. We have investigated suspected employee misconduct, including suspected violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). For numerous corporate clients we have drafted severance and release agreements for senior-level employees and advised on difficult terminations and disciplinary actions for entry-level to executive employees. We have further assisted in nationwide reductions in force associated with business right-sizing.
Our firm has counseled clients across industry sectors on enforcement of non-compete agreements, including the filing of injunctive relief, and advised on compliance for various state and federal employment laws, leave policies, and accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
We have drafted and implemented workplace concealed-carry policies for a national commercial real estate operations company and a large for-profit educational institution. We advise clients on workplace violence issues.
Using a "train the trainer" model we provide workplace training materials and develop and teach courses on discrimination, harassment prevention, workplace safety, compliance, information security, and privacy.
Based on a comprehensive review of business goals, operations, and culture, we advise on workplace policies and procedures and employee agreements and provide effective representation to clients involved in labor and employment disputes. We stand ready to serve businesses and management in addressing workplace legal issues.