Price, Postel & Parma LLP’s Employment Law Practice Group represents management clients, exclusively, in all aspects of labor and employment law matters.
Members of the Group are involved in all aspects of the employment relationship, commencing with the preparation of employment policies, personnel manuals, and educational materials for companies in a wide variety of industries, including health care, agricultural, high-tech, banking, insurance, and retail industries, as well as public agencies.
Our employment and labor law attorneys are involved in the preparation of employment agreements and related documents, creating and reviewing handbooks and manuals for use in the workplace, and auditing workplace practices to assess compliance with the complicated network of federal and state laws and regulations which govern the workplace. However, the Group’s attorneys represent clients in disputes and litigation which arise from the employment context, whether involving employees or independent contractors.
The Group’s members represent employers in protecting trade secrets and intellectual property, and where necessary, engage in litigation redressing misappropriation of trade secrets and intellectual property, and ensure protection of those valuable intangible rights.
Members of the Group also provide counseling and representation at all stages of the employment process, from recruitment and hiring to termination, and is available to respond to issues and concerns as they arise on a day-to-day basis in order to minimize the risk of litigation in the future.
The Group further provides advice and counseling in connection with balancing the protection and preservation of trade secrets with the employment rights of individuals.
The employment and labor law Group prides itself on keeping its clients current on the ever-changing laws governing the workplace and the employment relationship, through its newsletter and through periodic on-site seminars. Members of the Group also speak frequently at seminars and industry meetings, addressing current topics in the employment arena.
The Group’s members handle administrative hearings, arbitration, and litigation in both state and federal courts. The Group’s attorneys have extensive experience in defending employers from wage and hour claims, unemployment insurance claims, wrongful discharge and other tort claims, all categories of discrimination claims, sexual harassment claims, and trade secret disputes, as well as many other types of claims which arise in the employment context.
The Group’s attorneys represent clients in disputes and litigation which arise from the employment context, whether involving employees or independent contractors.