Labor and Employment

Equally adept in the boardroom and the courtroom, our full-service team of employment lawyers across the country handle complex, high-stakes labor and employment matters. We are intensely attuned to your business issues, and we’re aware of the need to balance legal options against your overall company strategy. Let us get to know you better.

Clients routinely turn to us to counsel and train their executives and managers on significant labor and employment issues, and appreciate our litigators’ ability to achieve successful results. Chambers USA, Chambers and Partnershas recognized our lawyers as “good strategists,” noting that we are “consistently spot on.”

Executives and in-house counsel come to us with their most concerning issues, including:

  • Wage and hour
  • Labor/management relations
  • Unfair competition/trade secrets
  • Advanced leave issues
  • OSHA/workplace disasters
  • Executive compensation
  • Discrimination and harassment claims
  • Whistleblowers and retaliation

We represent both domestic and international businesses spanning a variety of industries, including energy, aviation, retail, healthcare, finance, manufacturing and construction. Our skilled team handles matters across our broad national footprint, including California, where cutting-edge labor and employment issues often emerge first. We also have experience in cross-border matters and international arbitrations.

We’re a strong team across the board, and can call upon the deep resources of our entire firm to bring the right knowledge and capabilities to your matters.

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Department of Labor Finalizes Changes to the QPAM Exemption, PTE 84-14
April 15, 2024

As an update to our prior briefing on the proposed changes to the Qualified Professional Asset Manager Exemption, PTE 84-14 (available here), on April 2, 2024, the Department of Labor (the DOL) finalized significant changes to its Qualified Professional Asset Manager Exemption (commonly known as the QPAM Exemption), which provides exemptive relief for investment funds that hold “plan assets” of pl [...]