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Employment Law, Benefits & Compensation

We understand the vital relationship between the employer and its most valuable resource — its employees. Every day we call on our extensive experience advising employers and individual executives in order to provide seasoned, knowledgeable counsel with respect to a wide variety of matters that arise during the course of employment relationships.

Whether we are working with a newly-formed startup company, a mature operating company or an individual executive, our approach is always consistent — to provide quality and timely service with a pragmatic and proactive approach toward resolving the particular matter at hand so that our client's business objectives can be achieved.

We regularly provide counsel to our clients on legal and business issues that arise in the following areas of the employment relationship:

  • Compensation arrangements
  • Employment and separation agreements
  • Bonus plans and equity compensation
  • Onboarding and exiting employees
  • Founder transitions
  • Reductions in force
  • Wage and hour issues
  • Worker, job classification and FLSA compliance
  • Consulting and contractor agreements 
  • Protection of trade secrets and proprietary information
  • Discrimination, harassment and retaliation
  • Wrongful termination claims
  • Leave and accommodation issues
  • Workplace investigations
  • Whistleblower complaints
  • ERISA compliance
  • Management and employee training 
  • Complaints filed with the EEOC, Department of Labor, IRS and other governmental agencies
  • Due diligence in mergers and acquisitions

Check out all the helpful links on our Employment Law Resources page!


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