|Employment Benefits Law||Immigration and Naturalization|
|Labor and Employment Law||Occupational Safety and Health|
About this office:
Fisher & Phillips LLP, a national law firm founded in 1943, was one of the first law firms to center its practice on representing employers in labor and employment matters. Now one of the largest in the field, the firm has maintained its commitment to helping employers find innovative legal and practical solutions to their business needs by offering management preventive advice and litigation defense. Working in many areas of employment law, the firm's attorneys offer a wide breadth of expertise covering such traditional subjects as NLRB, EEOC, wage and hour, and disability law, as well as global immigration, pension and benefits, trade secrets and occupational safety and health. In addition to defending employers in labor cases, Fisher & Phillips attorneys help their clients to minimize litigation risks through the development of effective contracts, policies and procedures and through training supervisors and administrators in practical compliance strategies and dispute resolution. The firm's network of thirty-one offices from coast to coast enable its attorneys to handle matters promptly and efficiently in any state. Its focus on labor and employment law permits the firm to provide cost-effective services to employers ranging from large multi-national companies to small, family-owned businesses. Firm attorneys participate actively in state and local bar associations, charitable organizations, business associations and public service activities.
Fisher & Phillips LLP represents employers in a broad range of industries including automotive, banks and financial institutions, credit unions, health care, hospitality, manufacturing, construction, agriculture, transportation and logistics, private schools, colleges and universities, state and local governments, legal and professional service firms, insurance and related services, and non-profit organizations.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
Labor and Employment Law; Labor Relations; Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA); Immigration and Naturalization; Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation; Pension and Benefits; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Arbitration; Breach of Contract; COBRA; Civil Rights; Collective Bargaining; Class Actions; Employee Benefits; Employment Discrimination; ERISA; Harassment; Reductions in Force; Risk Management; Sexual Harassment; Trade Secrets; Wage and Hour; Whistleblower Litigation; Wrongful Termination.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Duran v. U.S. Bank: When Class Certification Goes Wrong
Shaun J. Voigt, July 15, 2014
The California Supreme Court recently handed down a landmark decision on class actions. The trial judge lost control of the certification and evidentiary presentation of the case resulting in a $15 million verdict against U.S. Bank National Association (USB). In this long-awaited decision, the...
Are Further Increases In California Minimum Wage Laws On The Horizon?
Hillary Thornton, July 15, 2014
Existing law requires that California’s minimum wage for all industries be no less than $9 per hour effective July 1, 2014 and $10 per hour effective January 1, 2016. Even before the second-tier increase goes into effect, new legislation has been introduced seeking to further increase...
Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Religious Beliefs Of Business Owner
Sheldon J. Blumling,Steven A. Witt, July 10, 2014
Today, a divided U.S. Supreme Court held in a 5-4 decision that closely-held for-profit corporations providing group healthcare to their employees could, on religious grounds, be exempted from providing contraception coverage to employees required under the Patient Protection & Affordable Care...
Year Established: 1943
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