Employment

The Firm recognizes that today’s climate demands dedicated expertise in the area of employment law. Our employment law specialists are well positioned to assist you, whether you find yourself faced with a lawsuit, require strategic input on decisions impacting your employees, are looking for assistance in conducting training, internal investigations and audits, or want to draft or revise an employment handbook, policies or contracts.

We do not shy away from aggressively defending our clients where necessary and appropriate. But we are also mindful of the costs and distraction of litigation, and therefore we place a premium on early case assessment and evaluation.

Our employment group has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA.  In addition, individuals in our group have been listed as top attorneys by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, Super Lawyers and other publications.

The following are representative services we provide:

  • Employment litigation, including defending clients against claims in federal and state courts, arbitration, and federal, state and local agencies (EEOC, CCRD, DOL, CO DOL, etc.) (See Litigation practice area for recent successful outcomes)
  • Representation of clients accused of discrimination and/or harassment on the basis of race, gender, age, national origin, disability, religion, and other protected classes, as well as retaliation, breach of contract, and wrongful discharge
  • Wage and hour class action lawsuits
  • Wage and hour, equal pay act, and independent contractor misclassification audits by state and federal agencies
  • Pursuit and defense of claims of misappropriation of trade secrets and violation of restrictive covenants (covenants not to compete and/or not to solicit customers or employees)
  • Advising and training clients on proactive approaches to difficult employee matters, best practices, employment law compliance, and new developments in the law, including leave management and FMLA/ADAAA compliance, wage and hour compliance, properly classifying independent contractors and employees, , sexual harassment prevention, creating good documentation, social media/technology in the workplace and managing reductions in force, among others
  • Drafting contracts, including employment agreements, non-compete/non-solicitation agreements, confidentiality agreements, independent contractor agreements, and separation agreements

 

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1801 California Street, Suite 3400
Denver, Colorado 80202
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Email: info@williamsweese.com
Phone 303.861.2828
Fax 303.861.4017