Business Litigation

Business LitigationOur lawyers have carefully selected practice areas that they believe will provide the utmost business synergy and legal protection for our clients and their businesses. By blending creative and skilled legal professionals with expertise in employment law and business litigation, we are able to provide you with key legal and business resources to protect and enhance your business, both internally and externally. Our employment lawyers have developed proactive strategies for both private and public employers to enhance workplace productivity and employee satisfaction and to avoid employment disputes. We can provide employment advice in numerous areas:

“Our lawyers use innovative strategies to resolve complex commercial disputes.”

  • Classifying “exempt” versus “non-exempt” employees and independent contractors
  • Guiding you through the maze of leave of absence and other “time off” rules
  • Developing employee compensation models and agreements
  • Advising on disciplinary actions and difficult terminations
  • Social media and endorsement violations and workplace privacy issues
  • Designing and reviewing employee handbooks and related documents to avoid common pitfalls
  • Management and employee training on workplace issues such as diversity, harassment avoidance and effective management techniques
  • Preventative review of all employment policies and practices
  • New hire packages and employee orientation and training
  • Workplace investigations and audits
  • Employment-based visas
  • Family-Based visas
  • Naturalization

When employers become embroiled in employee disputes, our employment litigation team provides powerful representation to mount an aggressive and cost-effective defense for businesses, executives and supervisors. Our litigators are experienced in a wide range of work-related claims, including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, defamation, invasion of employee privacy, social media violations, wrongful termination, breach of contract, whistle-blower claims and many more. Our employment litigators handle all stages of workplace disputes:

  • Investigating and resolving workplace complaints likely to lead to litigation
  • State and federal agency wage and hour audits and workplace safety investigations
  • State and federal administrative charges based upon employee complaints
  • Early risk assessment and strategic settlement evaluation
  • Mediation, arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution methods
  • Complex litigation and wage and hour class actions
  • Representing employers in sophisticated contested matters, including jury trials and appellate work in state and federal courts

Our litigators provide skilled and experienced protection for our clients in matters involving business, employment, and financial disputes. When appropriate, we offer a wide range of early dispute resolution services to reach the most effective and resourceful result. When necessary, we aggressively pursue or defend our clients’ interests and have handled litigation in a wide variety of disputed matters, including:

  • Obtaining restraining orders and injunctive relief in violent or time-sensitive matters, including enforcement of non-compete, non-solicitation, and confidentiality agreements
  • Breach of contract and misrepresentation
  • Employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination
  • Unfair competition and violation of trade secret laws
  • Business, construction and real property disputes
  • Violations of privacy, defamation and blackballing
  • Internet and social media violations

“If we can assist you with your business litigation needs, please contact us today.”