Employment Law

Our employment litigation attorneys understand both sides of the employment relationship, which helps them create solutions for difficult problems.

We have counseled and represented management, and we have helped employees. Most employment lawyers choose one side or the other. Our lawyers have the benefit of perspective. We can understand and anticipate the actions of the opposing party, having been in their shoes. This dual perspective makes us better advocates, and provides a broader understanding of the employer-employee relationship.

The employment practice at Sharpless McClearn Lester Duffy, PA encompasses many areas.

We handle employment disputes before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and in court relating to employment discrimination and wrongful discharge. Our attorneys litigate matters arising under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and wage and hour laws.

We counsel employers on all aspects of the employment relationship, from hiring to termination, including assisting with adoption of appropriate human resources policies and practices, as well as workplace investigations. We provide counsel on non-disclosure agreements, non-competition agreements, severance agreements and other employment contracts.

Our employment lawyers also have experience in handling the unique issues that arise in employment disputes involving higher education. Universities and colleges have their own sets of rules. We assist professors and staff members in navigating that internal process, as well as litigating those matters in more conventional forums.

Contact us to find out more about how we help employers and employees overcome their obstacles.