We also handle a variety of other types of issues that arise in the workplace, such as class actions, collective actions, wrongful discharge claims, whistleblower claims (including those under Sarbanes-Oxley) and constitutional claims.
Our attorneys provide proactive counseling and advice to employers to develop policies and procedures to avoid litigation as well as aggressive and effective representation when litigation does develop. In each situation, we work closely with our clients to develop the best approach that meets our clients’ business objections and cost considerations.
Our attorneys represent a number of public sector clients, including school districts and city and county governments throughout Georgia, on a variety of employment matters. The depth and breadth of our experience in representing public employers allows us to understand the unique needs of these clients, including:
We represent a variety of private sector clients, from small businesses with one or two employees to large Fortune 500 companies with thousands of employees. Gregory Doyle attorneys regularly represent employers in matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Department of Labor (DOL), as well as in federal and state courts across the country. We also handle matters in various arbitration forums, including the American Arbitration Association, and have tried a number of employment cases, including cases brought by the EEOC.
We work with clients to develop employment agreements, non-compete agreements, employee handbooks, and other policies and procedures to both avoid litigation and to help develop the best practices that allow the client to grow its business. In addition, we work with clients to ensure compliance with the various federal and state laws that govern hiring, drug-testing, background testing, e-mail monitoring, leaves of absence, classification of employees (both as either employees or independent contractors, and as exempt or non-exempt from overtime), and other workplace issues.
We invite you to contact a member of our Employment Law practice group to discuss your specific business challenges and to learn more about how we have helped countless clients respond to employment-related challenges and opportunities.