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Employment and Labor

Lawyers - employment

Our strong transactional and business litigation background supplements the firm’s growing labor and employment practice. The firm’s attorneys provide practical legal advice while counseling and defending employers across a wide range of labor and employment issues, including wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment, wage and hour, human resources management and training, safety and health, proprietary rights and workplace privacy.

Representative transactions include:

  • ADA/FMLA Compliance – We successfully resolved lawsuit brought against hotel client in 2015 in the U.S. District Court of Guam involving ADA and FMLA claims.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity – We recently counseled hotel client in responding to EEOC charges of discrimination and retaliation.  In 2013, after four years of litigation, our attorneys successfully obtained dismissal of a whistleblower claim brought against a telecommunications client.
  • Human Resource Management – Our attorneys regularly draft employee handbooks, employment agreements and workplace policies and we frequently advise employers in conducting investigation of employee complaints and fashioning remedial measures
  • Wage & Hour – In 2016, we provided extensive advice and guidance to our clients across various industries regarding possible changes to federal overtime regulations