EMPLOYMENT & LABOR
Croke Fairchild attorneys have decades of experience across a broad range of employment and labor law services.

Our attorneys have counseled and litigated on a wide range of employment and labor law matters and have represented clients across a variety of industries before federal and state courts, federal and state employment agencies, and in arbitration and mediation. We are trusted to handle the most difficult and sensitive employment matters for our clients. The matters we work on include:

  • Litigating and counseling on virtually all types of employment matters, including those arising under Title VII, FMLA, ADA, ADEA, WARN Act, Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, and federal and state wage and hour and whistleblower laws
  • Advising employers and senior executives on executive compensation matters and negotiating executive-level and other key personnel employment-related agreements, including executive employment, transition, severance, and other similar agreements
  • Advising clients on FLSA and comparable state wage-and-hour compliance, exempt versus non-exempt status, overtime regulations, and independent contractor status
  • Advising on employment and labor matters arising in a broad range of corporate transactions, including issues surrounding reductions in workforce and facility closings, terminations, services agreements, and other personnel decisions
  • Counseling clients on day-to-day employment related issues, termination meetings, documentation questions, management and employee training, and policies and procedures
  • Counseling and litigating on behalf of employers and senior executives regarding restrictive covenants
  • Counseling employers with respect to their most important human resources initiatives, including matters involving reductions in force, workplace culture, diversity and inclusion, and compensation reviews
  • Performing sensitive internal investigations including investigations related to discrimination, harassment, conflict of interest, fraud, corrupt practices, and other employment-related issues involving employees at all levels
  • Serving as independent employment counsel, advising clients on retaliation, attorney-client privilege, and other similar issues that frequently arise in the context of internal investigations and whistleblower matters
  • Representing employers in labor relations matters, including collective bargaining, arbitration, and union avoidance
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