ServicesWe regularly advise and defend employers in the following areas:

  • Hiring
  • Creation and enforcement of noncompete and confidentiality agreements
  • Employment contracts
  • Handbooks and policy manuals
  • Accommodation of employee disabilities
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Medical, family and armed forces leaves
  • Union grievances and arbitrations
  • Wage and hour issues
  • ERISA litigation
  • Employee discipline
  • Wrongful discharge claims
  • Discrimination and harassment claims
  • Whistleblower and retaliation claims
  • Employee severance packages
  • Layoffs and plant closures

Much of our work takes place in state and federal court. We have substantial courtroom experience. We also work closely with clients to avoid the necessity of having to go to court. Through planning and the development of sound employment practices, we assist clients in avoiding claims and litigation and minimizing risks of liability.