Gallivan White Boyd represents clients in various aspects of employment law, including litigation pending in federal and state courts.
Our experience involves handling claims pending with state and federal agencies; drafting and evaluating policies, handbooks and contracts; conducting internal compliance audits and routinely counseling clients in matters related to hiring, terminations, wage and hour issues, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, non-compete agreements, trade secrets and other issues arising out of the employment relationship.
With extensive experience counseling employers and defending Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, wage and hour and retaliation claims, our lawyers have served a number of industries including banks, credit unions, law firms, healthcare providers, manufacturing facilities, hotels, restaurants, retail establishments, railroads, construction companies, temporary staffing agencies and public sector employers. Our representative experiences include:
- Successfully defending and/or obtaining summary judgment for clients in numerous litigated matters.
- Assisting clients in obtaining favorable decisions from the EEOC and state agencies in both North Carolina and South Carolina.
- Successfully resolving a Department of Labor investigation involving overtime claims against a construction company.
- Successfully negotiating a significant non-compete matter to avoid litigation.
Hire one of our experienced attorneys to provide legal counsel in any of the following areas:
- Defense of claims alleging discrimination or retaliation under state or federal statutes, including class actions and collective actions.
- Defending charges of discrimination with the EEOC and state agencies.
- Defending trade secret and breach of contract claims.
- Defending wrongful discharge claims.
- Advice regarding employment policies and employee disciplinary matters.
- Advice relating to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the CARES Act and other issues related to the impact of COVID-19 in the workplace.