Labor & Employment

Business owners and executives both turn to our team of experienced employment lawyers and litigators to represent their interests as employers and employees. We understand the intricacies of running a business and possess the strategic know-how to handle all aspects of non-union employment law, from preparing employment agreements, handbooks and other employment documents, to counseling employers and employees regarding how best to proceed in particular situations, to mediation, arbitration and litigation of employment disputes.

Our knowledgeable legal team has extensive experience counseling and resolving disputes regarding wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, leaves of absence, wage and hour, breach of employment contract, trade secrets and other employment-related matters.

We represent employers large and small, across many industries, in state and federal court, in arbitration, and before administrative and regulatory agencies. We help our clients avoid needless legal action and minimize their risks through advance planning which makes possible the successful and swift resolution of matters with less cost.

Recent representative matters include:

  • Achieved a judgment of dismissal for an insurance company in defense of an employment action.
  • Favorably resolved a wage and hour claim against a ranch by a disgruntled former employee who had been seeking significant six figure relief.
  • Achieved a judgment of dismissal for an apparel industry client accused of stealing trade secrets and interfering with prospective economic advantage.
  • Favorably represented employer in action against employee’s six figure claim for unpaid wages and overtime. Employee dismissed action with prejudice for a walk-away.
  • Obtained insurance coverage through insurance broker as a result of broker’s failure to address the scope of client’s coverage and determination that the claim at issue was covered.

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