Practice Areas:

  • Advice and counsel concerning recruitment and hiring
  • Advice and counsel regarding discipline and discharge
  • Investigation of internal complaints including sexual harassment
  • Consultation, review and drafting of employment agreements, separation/severance agreements, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, confidential information/non-disclosure agreements and independent contractor agreements
  • Review and drafting of employment related policies and procedures
  • Defense of civil lawsuits and agency claims alleging discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful discharge
  • Defense of state and federal wage and hour claims and agency audits concerning unpaid wages, overtime, and unauthorized deductions
  • Defense of civil lawsuits and agency claims alleging violations of state and federal leave laws and disability related claims
  • Defense of claims of “whistleblowing” activity, such as for reporting or opposing alleged financial irregularities, violations of local, state or federal laws or regulations, occupational safety and health violations, and other alleged illegal activities
  • Diversity and inclusion analysis and assessment