People are an employer’s most critical asset. And the employer-employee relationship works best when it is based on clear ground rules and an understanding of mutual obligations. The labor and employment attorneys at Much give employers answers and advice quickly, with practical business needs in mind. Our job is to provide counsel proactively, negotiate on your behalf when necessary, and litigate forcefully when the situation warrants. When urgent issues arise — such as firing an employee in a manner that minimizes risk, or handling an unexpected medical leave — we are accessible and responsive.

Answers and Advice

  • Providing counsel regarding hiring, disciplinary, and firing decisions
  • Developing incentive compensation plans
  • Constructing effective, compliant, and practical health and safety policies and protocols (including with respect to COVID-19)
  • Protecting trade secrets and confidential information
  • Updating and strengthening employee handbooks and policies
  • Providing guidance regarding proper classification of workers
  • Interpreting and advising on wage and hour laws
  • Complying with state and federal discrimination laws
  • Navigating data privacy and biometric laws
  • Preventing and responding to union organizing efforts and labor disputes
  • Addressing medical leave and disability or pregnancy accommodation questions
  • Navigating and responding to government audits and investigations
  • Addressing employee benefits issues
  • Providing customized harassment compliance training


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