Representing management in all areas of labor and employment law and litigation. Serving as lead counsel in all phases of litigation, including appellate argument. Successfully represented national client in a regional class action discrimination lawsuit. Regularly represents employers in the investigation and defense of charges of discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Representing employers in whistleblower retaliation actions under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Sarbanes-Oxley Acts. Counseling employers in making employment decisions, including hiring, promotion and discharge, and in complying with various federal and state statutes and regulations affecting the employment relationship. Assisting employers in developing sound personnel policies.