Our employment lawyers work hand-in-hand with executives and human resources professionals of businesses of all sizes and stages of development to help them understand and comply with state and federal laws that impact employers. Our experience covers a broad range of services, from helping new businesses develop policies and handbooks, to helping well-established businesses with downsizing. We frequently work with companies in the manufacturing, non-profit, medical facilities, restaurant and education sectors.
In addition, we regularly represent individuals in employment matters such as drafting, reviewing, and negotiating employment contracts, non-compete agreements, and severance agreements.
The experienced attorneys within our employment and human resources law practice understand that employment law issues often arise unexpectedly, require immediate attention and involve heightened emotions. We are committed to responding quickly, efficiently and with compassion.
Our employment attorneys provide training, policy development, compliance counsel, and assistance with investigations involving, for example:
- Fair Labor Standards Act (including employee classification and wage and hour issues)
- NC wage and hour regulations
- Title VII Discrimination and Harassment
- Employee discipline and termination
While the goal of much of our work is to promote compliance and prevent disputes, we also represent employers and individuals in employment litigation when it becomes necessary. We frequently represent clients before Federal and State agencies, including the EEOC, DOL, OSHA, Division of Employment Security, and Industrial Commission.