We represent employers in numerous types of employment-related litigation including trade secret misappropriation, complex wage and hour class actions, wrongful discharge, executive contracts and tort claims.  We are adept at using litigation proactively to thwart trade secret theft and other employee misconduct.  We also mount strong legal defenses to claims against our clients.  We have appeared in state and federal courts, arbitration, and in matters before administrative agencies such as the EEOC. 

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  • Successfully defended employee accused of fraud and embezzlement by former employer.
  • Our client was sued for violating a non-solicitation provision in his contract.  We obtained partial summary judgment on the grounds that the provision is an illegal restraint on trade.
  • Advised and prosecuted claims asserted by employers against former employees for conversion and theft. 
  • Defense of owners of fast-food franchises in wage and hour class action.
  • Defense of wrongful termination claims arising from executive level employment agreements.
  • Advised C-suite client in transition from employer to competitor.
  • Advised client in acquisition of employees from competitor.
  • Represented CFO in wrongful termination action.
  • Advised client in dispute between board members and CEO.