Our Employment and Human Resources Practice Group understands the complexity of managing a workforce in an ever-changing legal environment.  We work with employers of all sizes to comply with the law, prevent employment disputes, and address disputes when they arise.  We help clients create and maintain policies and practices that not only prevent litigation but also are harmonious with the client’s culture and business interests.  We advise clients on a wide range of workplace issues, from employment agreements to leave policies to harassment investigations, helping our clients develop and implement strategies to reduce exposure from lawsuits and achieve optimal retention.

In the event that clients discover a compliance issue or face an investigation or lawsuit, our attorneys are equipped to respond immediately.  We counsel clients through both internal and external investigations, providing expertise and cost-effective representation across the full spectrum of employment law issues.

We have extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Equal employment opportunity
  • Employment agreements, including those necessary to protect company confidential information
  • Employee handbooks and policies
  • Employee classifications under wage and hour laws
  • Independent contractor classifications and agreements
  • Leave policies, including family and medical leave
  • Employee hiring, relations, and performance management
  • Reductions in force
  • Internal investigations
  • Employment audits
  • Training for employees and supervisors
  • Charges of discrimination

 

Related Professionals

  • Compliance, Training and Counseling
  • Employment Advice and Litigation
  • Executive Compensation/Employee Benefits