Anthony Golden (“Tony”) is a partner in the Las Vegas office. His practice focuses on representing private and public employers in labor and employment matters, including litigation on wage and hour claims under the FLSA and Nevada laws, discrimination and harassment claims, non-compete and trade secrets matters, and unfair labor practice claims.
He also advises employers on preventive measures and conducts trainings on various labor and employment issues for management.
Tony has substantial trial court experience, representing clients in federal and state court as well as before various administrative agencies. He also has extensive appellate experience and has assisted clients in successfully settling disputes before litigation.
Tony has been selected for inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2009 through 2014. He was also listed as one of the Top 200 Attorneys in Southern Nevada by Nevada Business Magazine's Legal Elite and he is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Prior to joining Fisher & Phillips, he served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Nancy A. Becker of the Supreme Court of Nevada.
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Using Medical Pot Firing Offense in Nevada
November 5, 2014
Inked Up, Shut Out?
April 3, 2014
Independent Contractor Or Employee?
May 1, 2012
Fisher & Phillips LLP Breakfast Briefing - Labor Pains?
February 5, 2015
Update on Medical Marijuana in Nevada
November 5, 2014
Hot Topics In The Hospitality And Restaurant/Nightlife Industries
May 14, 2014
Current Trends and Hot Topics in Public Sector Labor and Employment Law, Southern Nevada International Public Managers Association Annual Conference - Las Vegas, NV May 15, 2014
Wage & Hour Beyond the Basics, Hospitality Breakfast Briefing - Las Vegas, NV May 14, 2014
Multiple Topics (Independent Contractors, Breaking Bad Behavior, and Bullying), One Day, Many Solutions F&P Seminar - Las Vegas, NV March 18, 2014
Independent Contractor vs. Employee, National Association of Professional Pet Sitters Annual Conference - Las Vegas, NV March 7, 2014
Hiring Employees You Won't Want To Fire, NAHB International Builders' Show - Las Vegas, NV February 4, 2014.
Misclassification (Exemptions and Independent Contractors), Accounting Breakfast Briefing - Las Vegas, NV December 2013
Keeping Good Records, Sterling Education Seminar - Las Vegas, NV October 4, 2013
Sex, Lies, and Investigate This (How to Investigate a Complaint of Harassment), Southern Nevada Human Resources Association - Las Vegas, May 2013
In Our Back Yard: Hot Topics on Nevada Labor and Employment Law, One Day, Many Solutions F&P Seminar - Las Vegas, NV April 2013
What About Me? Local Issues in Labor and Employment, One Day, Many Solutions F&P Seminar - Las Vegas, NV April 2012
Independent Contractor vs. Employee and Wage/Hour Overview, National Association of Professional Pet Sitters Annual Conference - Las Vegas, Nevada January 2012
Compensation Under FLSA and Nevada Wage/Hour, Sterling Education Seminar - Las Vegas, NV July 21, 2011
Managing the Tangled Web of Complex Leave Laws, One Day, Many Solutions F&P Seminar - Las Vegas, NV April 2011
Board Member and Chair of Legislative Committee, Southern Nevada Human Resources Association (SHRM)
Board Member, Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada