Our firm represents employers in a wide variety of industries and government entities. Our employment attorneys are well-known for their experience and success in employment litigation and often teach seminars for legal professionals and conduct training for human resource professionals throughout Arkansas. We provide proactive counseling and training to keep our clients abreast of federal and state regulations and laws. By identifying potential problems for our clients, we are often able to resolve them and prevent litigation. We help our clients develop sensible solutions to employee relations problems. We provide advice in developing employment policies, handbooks, compensation structures and benefit plans, as well as guidance on employee discipline and termination issues. In addition, we maintain an impressive record with the EEOC and effectively manage responses to charges of discrimination. Our overall goal is to help clients avoid employment litigation. If a trial becomes necessary, we have the competence and confidence to see our clients’ cases through to completion. We have significant experience in all types of employment law cases, at both the trial and appellate levels.
We handle employment matters involving: employee benefits and compensation, employee contracts, covenants not-to-compete, structuring a healthy and productive employment environment, hiring, termination and discipline, employment applications and forms, employee handbooks, policies, drug testing, communication and company resources, anti-harassment, social media, wage and hour, overtime exemptions, leave, benefits, training programs for supervisory and management personnel, prevailing wages, federal contract compliance, health and safety, workers’ compensation, EEO Reports, DOL matters, wrongful discharge, retaliation, Title VII, the Arkansas Civil Rights Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA and ADAA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Equal Pay Act (EPA), the Genetic Information and Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), the Employee Retirement Security Act (ERISA), Public Employment Claims and Section 1981 and Section 1983 of the federal Civil Rights Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and more.