Employment

Complex legal issues arise at all levels of the employment process, from recruitment and hiring to terms and conditions of the working environment, employee rights, and separation.  Our attorneys have represented both employers and employees at every stage of this process and are thus uniquely situated to identify the issues on both sides.

Our representation has included the following:

• Representation of major bank in defense of age discrimination suit filed by six employees

• Representation of major trucking company and its general counsel in defense of suit filed by former employees for wrongful discharge and sexual harassment

• Representation of former president of major financial services company in action for wrongful discharge and seven-figure contract entitlements

• Representation of eight truck drivers in suit against former employer and union for wrongful discharge and breach of the duty of fair representation

• Representation of former counsel of major utility in action for wrongful discharge and age discrimination

• Representation of former school superintendent for wrongful termination and race discrimination

• Representation of individuals in defense of administrative removal and adverse job actions

• Defense and prosecution of wrongful termination, sexual harassment and other employment related claims (including Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, and state fair employment practices laws)

• Defense of specialty pharmaceutical company against wrongful discharge claim brought by senior corporate officer

• Negotiation of severance benefits on behalf of individual corporate officers, managers and employees

• Representation of national optical company and former employee of competitor in defense of action for breach of non-competition agreement

 

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