Fisher & Phillips LLP
Size of Organization: 300
Year Established: 1943Web Site: http://www.laborlawyers.com
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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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U.S. Federal Litigation Activity
Highest number of cases by Fisher & Phillips LLP:
Labor and Employment (929 cases in past two years)
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Documents by Fisher & Phillips LLP on Martindale.com
Clean-Uniform Policy May Lead to Additional Pay
February 26, 2015
Most healthcare employers require employees to wear some sort of uniform. Of course, the most familiar uniforms in this setting are “scrubs,” but some employers require lab coats or other garments.
DOL's Wage Rule for Home Care Workers on Hold
Ted Boehm,A. Kevin Troutman, February 26, 2015
A federal judge has scuttled key aspects of the U.S. Labor Department's (DOL's) rule that would have extended the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage and overtime requirements to many home care workers. The rule was to have gone into effect January 1, 2015.
Employee or Independent Contractor: Why It Matters?
Christopher J. Boman,Boris Sorsher, February 26, 2015
Every employer eventually tackles the question of whether its labor force is composed of employees, independent contractors, or a combination of both. The appeal of the independent contractor classification is understandable because the benefits are significant, including the elimination of the...
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