The firm regularly advises employers and employees in all aspects of employment law and the litigation of employment disputes. We are intimately familiar with the employment issues that arise in large and small businesses, both privately and publically held.
DRAFTING AND NEGOTIATION
The firm has extensive experience in the drafting and negotiation of employment agreements. The firm regularly works on employment agreements for officers, limited liability company members, partners and employees. The firm’s experience extends to all varieties of employment agreements, including profit-sharing, consulting and severance agreements.
ADVICE AND COMPLIANCE
The firm also regularly advises employers on employment law issues, including issues under federal and state anti-discrimination laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act and other statutory provisions.
The firm also assists employers in drafting employee procedures and handbooks, and in providing compliance training to employees.
The firm has extensive experience in the litigation of employment disputes, both in courts and arbitration. The firm also has experience with claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State Commission on Human Rights and the New York State Department of Labor.
The firm’s litigation experience includes cases involving all types of employment-related claims, including claims of
- Wrongful termination / breach of contract
- Discrimination (Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, etc.)
- Unfair competition / breach of restrictive covenants
- Misappropriation of intellectual property
- Misappropriation of trade secrets
- Whistleblower claims
- ERISA claims