Labor & Employment

The Firm’s labor and employment practice advises clients on a wide spectrum of the employment relationship, including matters involving executive and other employment agreements, arbitration and other alternative dispute agreements with employees and executives, trade secrets, unfair competition and employee raiding, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, advice in connection with corporate mergers and reorganizations, counseling pertaining to reductions in force, positive employment relations, compensation design, affirmative action, union avoidance, federal and state wage and hour laws, personnel policies and practices, pension and trust fund issues under ERISA and other federal laws, and workplace safety and health.  The workplace is governed by many complicated laws and regulations, and our labor and employment specialists have extensive experience in advising clients regarding issues involving all aspects of the employment relationship.  When working with employers, we seek not just the best solution to the particular issue but to discover whether there are particular procedures or policies that could be implemented to prevent similar problems.