Jacksonville, North Carolina Employment Lawyers

Narendra K Ghosh
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Chapel Hill, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(919) 942-5200 100 Europa Drive
Suite 250
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Employment, Civil Rights and Workers' Comp
New York University School of Law
Narendra graduated from Harvard University, summa cum laude, in 1998, and from the New York University School of Law, magna cum laude, in 2005. Prior to attending law school, Narendra was a computer programmer for several companies in Silicon Valley, including Network Appliance, Inc. In law school, he served on the NYU Review of Law and Social Change as a Staff Member and a Managing Editor. After graduation, he was a law clerk to the Honorable A. Wallace Tashima of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to the Honorable Emmet G. Sullivan of the United...
Valerie Johnson
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Durham, NC Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(919) 240-4054 300 Blackwell St.
Suite 101
Durham, NC 27701
Employment and Workers' Comp
University of North Carolina School of Law
Valerie A. Johnson graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1987, and from the University's law school, with honors, in 1994. Before entering law school, Valerie was a public school teacher. Valerie joined Patterson Harkavy LLP after law school, litigating cases in the areas of workers' compensation, employment discrimination, personal injury, social security, and civil rights. In 2011, she started Copeley Johnson & Groninger PLLC with Leto Copeley and Ann Groninger. Valerie has been board certified in workers' compensation law since the North Carolina State Bar introduced certification in the specialty area in 2000. ...
Andrew Whiteman
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Raleigh, NC Employment Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(919) 571-8300 5400 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 225
Raleigh, NC 27612
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
Ohio State University - Columbus
Mr. Whiteman has represented clients in civil lawsuits and arbitrations for over three decades. The main focus of his practice is the representation of individuals in disputes with securities brokers and disability insurance companies.

Mr. Whiteman is admitted to practice before the federal and state courts in North Carolina, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Whiteman holds a peer review rating of “AV” from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest available ranking in the areas of attorney competence and ethics.

Mr. Whiteman carefully evaluates potential cases based on their legal and factual merit, and welcomes all potential...
Kevin Murphy
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(704) 940-6399 1712 Euclid Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28203
Employment, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
I represent individuals in all types of employment disputes, including discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower actions, severance negotiations, equal pay violations, sexual harassment and assault, non-compete contracts, labor rights, wage and hour violations, leaves of absence, workplace safety, and executive compensation matters.

I have won trial victories for clients in federal jury trials, state court trials, and arbitration. I have fought employers who discriminated against clients based on their race, gender, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and military service. I have fought back against retaliation based on our clients’ reports of unsafe working conditions, nuclear safety threats, and illegal overtime...
Clark D Tew
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Statesville, NC Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(704) 873-2131 113 N. Center St.
Suite 200
Statesville, NC 28677
Employment, Agricultural, Business and Civil Rights
Wake Forest University School of Law
Clark is dedicated to providing his clients with the highest quality representation in civil litigation, employment matters, and appeals without losing sight of small town values or the bottom line.

After earning his juris doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2010, Clark started working in Iredell County. He handles a variety of complex civil litigation cases, including business disputes, real property conflicts, insurance and subrogation claims, contract lawsuits, and employment matters. Throughout his career, Clark has represented clients in the trial and appellate courts of North Carolina, in Federal court, and before Administrative Law Judges, the United States...
Richard Daugherty
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Chapel Hill, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(919) 942-8254 313 Granville Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Employment
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Joseph S. Bowman
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Winston-Salem, NC Employment Law Lawyer
(336) 470-0177 8011 North Point Boulevard
Suite E
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Free ConsultationEmployment, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
University of South Carolina School of Law
I am the owner and principal attorney of Bowman Law PLLC, a law firm based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and serving clients throughout the Piedmont Triad and beyond. I assist clients in legal matters of various types, including employment and personal injury cases, Social Security claims, and contested unemployment benefits hearings. Additionally, I choose to focus a great deal of my work in the area of workers' compensation law, representing individuals affected by job-related injuries and occupational diseases. After graduating from the University of South Carolina School of Law in the top ten percent of my class, I gained...
Paul Ditz
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Shelby, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(704) 482-6329 111 N. Lafayette St
Shelby, NC 28150
Employment, Business, Criminal and Family
Wake Forest University School of Law
Paul J. Ditz has been practicing law in Cleveland County, NC and surrounding counties for nearly 20 years. He has extensive experience in both criminal and civil courts having tried dozens of cases during that time. As a former prosecutor, he possesses the insight necessary to prepare and present your case successfully and to help you get the best result under the law.
Robert B. Ingalls
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(704) 494-9944 301 E Tremont Avenue
Suite D
Charlotte, NC 28203
Employment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Roberta King Latham
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Winston-Salem, NC Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(336) 419-1151 615 St. George Square Court
Suite 300
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Employment, Business, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Wake Forest University School of Law
I care deeply about my clients and work hard for them. I treat each client like royalty. Contact me for a free initial consultation.
Edward H. Maginnis
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Raleigh, NC Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(919) 526-0450 4801 Glenwood Ave
Suite 310
Raleigh, NC 27612
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Consumer and Insurance Claims
University of Virginia School of Law
I am the managing attorney of Maginnis Law, PLLC, a Wake County civil iltigation firm located in Raleigh, NC. Unlike many firms, Maginnis Law represents both plaintiffs and defendants in lawsuits. On the plaintiffs side, my practice is focused on consumer law, business litigation, and wage and hour law. I am the current chair of the Consumer Areas of Practice at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. We handle, on a contingency basis, consumer cases falling under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the...
Philip J. Gibbons Jr.
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(704) 612-0038 14045 Ballantyne Corporate Place
Ste. 325
Charlotte, NC 28277
Free ConsultationEmployment
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Gibbons Leis, PLLC is a Charlotte NC employment law firm representing clients throughout the state of North Carolina. We assist employees who are owed overtime and unpaid wages, as well as individuals who have suffered wrongful discharge, retaliation and harassment.
Marc Gustafson
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(704) 285-7627 1701 South Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Employment and Business
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
Marc E. Gustafson attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a North Carolina Teaching Fellow and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, Political Science and Secondary Education in 1997. Mr. Gustafson received his law degree in 2001 from Indiana University. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Gustafson joined the law firm of Alston & Bird, LLP in Atlanta, Georgia. Alston & Bird is a national law firm with more than 900 lawyers and is recognized as one of the top law firms in the country. At Alston & Bird, Mr. Gustafson...
Tyler Stull
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Brevard, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(828) 210-1080 147 E. Main Street
Suite 300
Brevard, NC 28712
Employment
University of Miami School of Law
Tyler Stull is an associate in the firm’s Brevard office, where he focuses his practice on commercial litigation, class action litigation and business torts. In addition, Mr. Stull handles labor and employment disputes on behalf of both individuals and businesses.

Mr. Stull began his career in 2013, where he worked for boutique firms handling commercial and employment litigation. Mr. Stull has served as lead counsel in both trials and arbitrations, and has broad experience in both the State and Federal Courts. Mr. Stull has been selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for the years 2016-2018.

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Brian Elston
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Asheville, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(828) 575-9700 84 Peachtree Road, Suite 220
Asheville, NC 28803
Employment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Time spent as an insurance claims adjuster made me realize that people need advocates to fight for them, and to fight for what matters most. Being on both sides of the claims process now as a personal injury attorney has taught me valuable information about how insurance companies will try to get you to settle for less than what you deserve. Whether it’s a personal injury attorney you need, medical malpractice, wrongful death, auto accident, workers compensation, or a matter involving civil litigation, my mission to get you what you are owed under the eyes of the law and...
Chris Strianese
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(704) 998-2577 401 North Tryon Street
10th Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment
Fordham University School of Law
Strianese PLLC represents employees in the Charlotte NC area in all manner of employment cases and contract issues. Chris Strianese is highly experienced in discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination. More information can be found at www.charlotteemploymentlawyers.com.
Adam Banks
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Raleigh, NC Employment Law Lawyer
(919) 694-0001 7406 Chapel Hill Rd. STE H
Raleigh, NC 27607
Employment, Business, Construction and Military
Campbell Law School
Adam focuses primarily on business/corporate and construction law. As at partner of Felton Banks, PLLC, Adam understands the importance of quality, affordable legal advice. Felton Banks is structured to be the first stop for a small business's legal needs. In 2011, Adam, a lifelong North Carolinian, joined the North Carolina National Guard. He spent a short time as an engineering officer, and was then selected to serve as a North Carolina National Guard Judge Advocate General (JAG) officer, focusing specifically on soldier defense.
Mr. Christopher C. Wilms Jr.
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Durham, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(919) 244-2019 2216 South Miami Blvd Ste 101
Durham, NC 27703
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Campbell University
Chris is an Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship, and Employment Lawyer with years of experience helping people in Durham, Wake, and surrounding counties in North Carolina.
Mr. Gregory S. Connor
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Raleigh, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(919) 237-9220 2501 Blue Ridge Road, Ste. 250
Raleigh, NC 27607
Employment, Business and Estate Planning
Duke University School of Law
Business law in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Estate Planning Attorney in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Commercial litigation and business dispute lawyer in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Vicki Rowan
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(704) 525-4110 1515 Mockingbird Ln
Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28209
Employment and Arbitration & Mediation
University of Texas - Austin
Vicki Rowan represents employees, former employees and small business in Western North Carolina in employment disputes including: 1. EEOC charges and mediation; 2. Discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, race, sex, color, religion and national origin; 3. Unemployment claims; 4. FMLA requests or retaliation; 5. ADA reasonable accommodations requests; 6. Retaliation on the basis of EEOC complaints, Workers' compensation claims, or Wage and Hour complaints; 7. Unpaid wages or commission. PLEASE call between 8:30 and 3:00 weekdays for a free screening.
James Karl Jordan IV
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Wilkesboro, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(336) 667-1441 204 E. Main St.
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Employment, Criminal, Divorce and Workers' Comp
University of North Carolina School of Law
I am a double Tarheel, UNC-CH and UNC Law alum, and a licensed North Carolina attorney. I am a Statesville, Iredell county native. I love the Lord, Jesus Christ, our great Advocate and Defender, and am an active member at Franklin Baptist Church in Salisbury, NC. In my spare time I enjoy Bible study, volunteering, spending time with family, sports of all kinds, cooking and hiking.
Nahomi Harkavy
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Greensboro, NC Employment Law Attorney
(336) 370-4200 101 South Elm Street
Suite 310
Greensboro, NC 27401
Employment and Arbitration & Mediation
Columbia Law School
Nahomi, who is of counsel to the firm, graduated from Barnard College, cum laude, in 1967, and from Columbia University Law School in 1971. Before joining the firm, she practiced in the area of trusts and estates with Davis, Polk and Wardwell in New York. Nahomi is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Labor and Employment. She currently practices as a mediator with an emphasis on employment benefits and employment discrimination cases.
Micheal Littlejohn Jr.
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 4 years experience
P.O. Box 16661
Charlotte, NC 28297-6661
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights, Criminal and DWI
Charlotte School of Law
Mr. Littlejohn graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science before attending law school. During his time in law school, Mr. Littlejohn received Dean’s List Honors, as well as a Pro Bono Distinction for his work with victims of Hurricane Katrina through the Mississippi Center for Justice, and his mentorship of Charlotte youth through Faith, Hope, and Love Mentoring. His community contributions led to his receipt of the John S. Leary Bar's Julius L. Chambers Scholarship for his dedication to serving the underserved. Extensive pro bono experience has given Mr. Littlejohn...
George W Moore
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Asheville, NC Employment Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(888) 547-4408 One Oak Plaza, Suite 303
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
George Moore has been practicing law in Asheville, North Carolina since 1971 with a general practice restricted to family law, child custody, employment discrimination, workers compensation, medical malpractice, social security disability and personal injury. Our office provides individual legal representation centering on your personal case and situation. You are given individual attention and do not get lost in the bureaucracy of a large, impersonal firm. Our office takes pride in being attentive to your needs and in maintaining contact with you during the course of your case. You can contact us by telephone, email and text when you need information...
Christina E Lollar
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Raleigh, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(919) 924-0628 3737 Glenwood Avenue
Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27612
Employment, Business, Criminal and DWI
Washington and Lee University School of Law and University of South Carolina - Columbia
Christina E. Lollar is the founder of The Lollar Law Firm, PLLC located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Ms. Lollar brings a dedicated, innovative and individualized approach to the representation of each and every client. She currently concentrates her practice in civil litigation, criminal law, college student defense and employment law. At The Lollar Law Firm clients will find a high degree of sophistication and professionalism combined with a genuine commitment to helping people face personal, legal and business challenges. The Lollar Law Firm specializes in civil litigation, criminal law, collections, college student defense, and employment...
Laura Noble
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Chapel Hill, NC Employment Law Attorney
(919) 251-6008 308 W. Rosemary Street
Suite 303
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Employment
Laura Noble has been an attorney for 16 years. Unlike many lawyers who graduate and head to a large law firm where they spend the first few years in the library, Laura became a prosecutor for the Brooklyn D.A.'s office. There she learned how to manage challenging cases with limited resources in a highly contentious environment. Those skills have served her well in private practice, where she represents employees and businesses that face complicated problems with current budgets. Laura recognizes the need for cost-effective problem-solving, creative thinking, and the ability to fight for her client's interests.
Nestor Katsoudas
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WINSTON SALEM, NC Employment Law Attorney
(336) 515-0520 2668 S STRATFORD RD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27103
Employment, Criminal, Immigration and Personal Injury
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Deborah Meyer
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Cary, NC Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(919) 678-8200 401 Harrison Oaks Blvd, Ste 321
Cary, NC 27513
Employment, Business and Health Care
Ms. Meyer practices in the areas of employment law, business litigation, health law and occupational licensure. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing with highest honors from Valdosta State University and her Juris Doctor cum laude from Campbell University where she received the Women in Law Award. She was also a member of the school’s National Trial Team. Ms. Meyer completed Trial Court Mediation Training in 1999 and is a Certified Mediator. Ms. Meyer participates as a faculty member for Campbell University School of Law Professionalism Course in cooperation with the North Carolina Chief...
Gregory Hunt
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(704) 326-9245 5950 Fairview Road
Suite 618
Charlotte, NC 28210
Employment, Civil Rights, Criminal and Divorce
Michael C. Harman
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Huntersville, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(704) 885-5550 8712 Lindholm Drive, Ste 300
Huntersville, NC 28078
Employment, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
I specialize in employment litigation, representing employees and small companies across North Carolina during every stage of employment. I have widespread experience representing clients at unemployment appeal hearings and before courts and administrative agencies with cases concerning all facets of discrimination, workplace harassment, wrongful termination and retaliation, The Family and Medical Leave Act, and wage and hour disputes, among others. I also serve as counsel for local unions, advising and representing the union and its members in contract interpretation, the grievance process and a variety of employment issues. My secondary practice area is focused on civil litigation and...
Mitchell Wolf
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Raleigh, NC Employment Law Lawyer
309 W Millbrook Rd
Suite 141
Raleigh, NC 27609
Free ConsultationEmployment and Personal Injury
Former Administrative Law Judge and Certified Mediator & Arbitrator with over 20 years legal experience serving injured parties throughout the Triangle with exceptional personal service. Car & Truck Accidents, Wrongful Deaths, Hit & Run, Serious Wrecks, Slip & Falls, Drunk Driver Accidents, Back & Neck Injuries, and Unemployment Benefits.
John McNeill
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Cary, NC Employment Law Lawyer
200 Oxcroft St
Cary, NC 27519
Employment, Business, Communications and IP
The George Washington University Law School
Kayleigh Messersmith
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Salisbury, NC Employment Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(704) 633-5244 525 N. Main Street
Salisbury, NC 28144
Employment, Environmental and Personal Injury
Kayleigh L. Messersmith is an attorney licensed to practice law in North Carolina. She has a broad legal background with experience in Worker’s Compensation, Personal Injury, Compliance, Real Estate, and Lien Resolution. Currently, Kayleigh concentrates her practice in civil litigation and lien resolution for our personal injury and worker’s compensation cases
Nancy Quinn
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Greensboro, NC Employment Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(336) 272-9072 315 Spring Garden St
Suite 1D
Greensboro, NC 27401
Employment, Immigration, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Wake Forest University
Eric A. Montgomery
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer
(704) 749-3135 6135 Park South Drive, Ste. 510
Charlotte, NC 28210
Employment, Business and Civil Rights
Christopher Patrick Farris
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Raleigh, NC Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(919) 872-5466 6604 6 Forks Rd
Raleigh, NC 27615
Employment and Construction
Chris Strianese
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer
(704) 998-2577 401 North Tryon St.
10th Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment
Greensboro, North Carolina Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(336) 378-5566 300 N. Greene Street
Greensboro, NORTH CAROLINA 27401
Employment, Business, Education and Immigration
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(704) 331-1182 100 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment, Appeals, Business and Construction
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Charlotte, North Carolina Employment Law Attorney
(704) 343-2233 201 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA 28202
Employment, Family, Securities and Tax
Villanova University School of Law
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Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


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