The modern workplace brings new challenges to employers and employees. We work with both employers and individuals, counseling both to find sensible solutions to their employment issues. Our friendly and knowledgeable employment law attorneys have extensive experience addressing employment legal challenges, such as:

  • Hiring decisions
  • Discipline and termination issues
  • Layoffs and reductions-in-force (RIFs)
  • Wage and hour compliance and audits
  • Overtime and unpaid wages
  • Internal policy compliance
  • Wrongful termination
  • Leaves of absence
  • Pre-employment screening, drug testing, and background checks
  • Reasonable accommodations
  • Employment discrimination and harassment
  • Sexual harassment and hostile work environment
  • Employee privacy rights
  • Whistleblower rights
  • FINRA Form U-5 and common law defamation
  • Start-up compliance with employment laws

We routinely assist clients in drafting and negotiating various personnel documents and agreements, including:

  • Job applications
  • Employee handbooks and policies
  • Offer letters and employment contracts
  • Non-compete, non-disclosure, confidentiality and trade secrets agreements
  • Independent contractor and consulting agreements
  • Sexual harassment and EEO policies
  • Affirmative action plans
  • Separation and severance agreements and releases
  • Reduction-in-force (RIF) plans

We take pride in educating our clients about their rights as well as current state and federal employment laws and regulations. We would be pleased to assist in drafting and negotiating your employment forms and agreements, to advise you on discipline, termination and workplace issues, to represent your company or you in an employment-related dispute, or to develop and facilitate workplace training for your company, Including following areas: