Mitchell Williams advises clients on the myriad of laws applicable to the workplace today with an eye toward minimizing our clients’ exposure to potential employee complaints, government agency actions, and union-related problems.
Counseling and Compliance
Our employment law team works with clients to develop and continuously update employee handbooks and supervisory policy manuals.
We advise clients regarding the full range of employment laws and regulations and related workplace issues, and we counsel clients on:
training on equal employment opportunity regulations, including sessions on race, age, disability, and sex discrimination; harassment; and FMLA compliance
When employment disputes arise, Mitchell Williams lawyers aggressively defend employers in administrative proceedings before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state fair employment practice agencies. We conduct investigations, prepare position statements and documentation, and represent employers in litigation, arbitration or mediation processes.
Our employment litigation team handles claims and litigation including:
Breach of contract
Race, age, sex, disability and other protected statuses
Defamation, infliction of emotional distress and other tort claims
Sexual, racial and other types of harassment
Retaliation and whistle-blowing
Non-compete covenants and trade secrets