Our firm represents clients in all aspects of personnel-related legal matters. This includes: employment discrimination, both agency and civil employment litigation, traditional labor work, investigations of employee complaints and whistleblower claims, workforce issues involving high-level strategic planning and collective bargaining, and other areas of regulation, such as OSHA, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, and state and federal wage and hour regulation. Our firm has considerable expertise in defending employers against significant class action and multi-plaintiff cases, including individual and class action claims under Title VII (sex, race, national origin, and religious discrimination and retaliation), the ADEA (age discrimination), the ADA (disability discrimination), the Fair Labor Standard Act (wage and hour claims), and the FMLA (family leave). Our firm also represents individuals in negotiating employment agreements and pursuing legal claims against employers, such as major Fair Labor Standards Act collective action and state law wage-hour class actions, and employment tort and breach-of-contract cases. Our firm prosecutes and defends claims for breach of contract, trade secrets, antitrust, unfair competition, non-compete agreements, intentional interference with business relations, and defamation on behalf of businesses and employees.