Blog: The Employment Lawyers
2014 Labor & Employment Law Checklist

Every aspect of our representation is focused on advice for the real world. You know what you want out of your business and, as your attorneys, it is our duty to ensure that your needs are met.

Your business uses forecasts and budgets, and your attorneys should too. We calculate the costs associated with your employment matters up front and we keep you informed about developments that may affect those projected costs.

At the same time, we know employment matters often are about more than the damages being claimed. You have core values you take seriously and expect your attorneys to defend. Working with our team of experienced litigation attorneys, you will have the confidence to make personnel decisions you know are right for your organization as a whole.

Here’s Some of What We Do for Our Clients:

Prevention and Compliance Services

  • Performance and Disciplinary Counseling
  • Help with Layoffs and Plant Closings
  • Employment Law Compliance Audits and Counseling
  • Internal Investigations
  • ERISA Matters

Employment Litigation

  • Representation Before Administrative Agencies
  • Litigation of Claims Under Title VII, ADEA, ADA, and Other Employment Laws
  • Litigation of Wage and Hour Claims
  • Litigation of Whistleblower and Retaliation Claims
  • Litigation Relating to Non-Compete Agreements

Union Avoidance and Labor Relations

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Contract Administration
  • Grievance Handling and Arbitration
  • Representation Before the NLRB
  • Representation in Connection with Union Elections
  • Counseling on Reorganization, Unit Accretion, and Relocations/Closings

Employment Contracts and Other Agreements

  • Drafting and Revising Standard Offer Documents
  • Executive Employment Agreements
  • Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Confidentiality and Invention Assignment Agreements
  • Special Bonus and Compensation Agreements and Plans
  • Severance and Retention Agreements and Plans
  • Independent Contractor and Staffing Agreements

Corporate Transactions

  • Assisting with Due Diligence
  • Negotiating Employment Terms in Transaction Documents
  • Project Management of Pre-Closing and Post-Closing Integration
  • Agreements for Key Employees