Employment Litigation and Agency Representation
Our lawyers represent employers in all phases of litigation in state and federal courts and administrative agencies. We regularly appear before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and various state and local fair employment practices agencies in response to administrative charges of discrimination. Our practice includes preparation of position statements, appearances at fact finding conferences and hearings, as well as participation in alternative dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration. For our corporate clients, we also prosecute claims against former employees for violation of non-compete agreements, breach of fiduciary duties, and misappropriation of trade secrets. Our broad experience enables us to handle a wide array of employment claims filed against our clients including civil rights and discrimination claims, wrongful discharge, employment torts, whistleblower, free speech and emotional distress claims.