Gilbert & Sullivan's Trial By Jury, 1875.

Gilbert & Sullivan's Trial By Jury, 1875.

Labor & Employment

Labor and employment litigation can take many forms; class actions, single plaintiff cases, administrative hearings, multi-jurisdictional litigation, injunction hearings. We have experience and expertise in each of these types of matters. Our recent experience includes:

· Defense of nation-wide class and collective action for multi-state healthcare company

· Defense of multi-plaintiff sexual harassment and wrongful termination action

· Health and safety litigation for injuries sustained at construction sites

· Defense of Prevailing Wage Act claims before Federal Department of Labor and state Attorney General’s Office

· Litigation over “change of control” clause in a corporate buyout for a group of executives

· Defense of ERISA class actions

· Prosecution and defense of corporate raiding and unfair competition actions, as well as trade secret litigation

· Defense of WARN Act and State Dislocated Worker Act Actions

· Defense of U.S. company with respect to claims by overseas employees

· We also work to help our clients avoid litigation through alternative dispute resolution procedures. We are trained and experienced in mediation and arbitration procedures. We have represented clients in arbitration proceedings before the NASD and the NYSE, as well as AAA and JAMS arbitrations and mediations.

Employment Law

While we are known as a “trial shop,” we do have an active employment law counseling and transactional practice. Examples of our work include:

· Labor and employment due diligence

· Advising Compensation Committees and Corporate Boards on best practices

· Drafting and negotiation of Employment Agreements, Non-Competition Agreements, and Severance Agreements

· Wage-Hour compliance and audits

· Internal workplace investigations

· Employee and Management Training

· Employment Law and Immigration Compliance

· Strategic Labor and Employment counseling and advice

· International Labor and Employment Issues