Our attorneys help emerging and established companies navigate the ever-changing and complex landscape of state and federal employment laws. We provide proactive, practical and business-oriented counseling and compliance strategies as well as effective litigation services.  We understand how, when, and why employment law issues arise, and how best to promptly and effectively resolve them in a cost-efficient manner.

Significantly, our employment law advice is anchored in the business context and this approach is applied to every facet of our practice, including the following:

Counseling on all aspects of the employment relationship

  • Recruitment and hiring
  • Preparation of full range of employment agreements
  • Preparation of employment policies/procedures
  • Exempt/non-exempt FLSA classification
  • Avoiding and reducing wage and hour liability
  • Internal compliance audits
  • Intellectual property and trade secret protection
  • Employee mobility and restrictive covenants
  • Workplace violence
  • Privacy issues
  • Individual terminations
  • Reductions in force and WARN compliance
  • Independent contractor classification

Training and Investigations

  • Harassment and discrimination prevention training
  • Managing within the law training
  • Internal harassment and discrimination complaints and investigations
  • Governmental audits investigation
  • Whistleblower complaints
  • Other internal investigations (e.g., retaliation, theft)


  • Covenants not to compete and employee mobility cases
  • Individual discrimination cases
  • Individual contract cases
  • FLSA collective actions
  • Class actions
  • Government-initiated litigation in courts or administrative forums

Mergers & Acquisitions/IPOs

  • Pre-merger strategy for integration
  • Diligence review/ Liability assessment
  • Employment agreements
  • Non-compete and other restrictive covenants
  • Intellectual property issues
  • Post-merger integration services
  • Preparing target company for sale or public offering