100 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 270-4500
Fax: (401) 270-3760
Areas of Practice
We handle all aspects of employment litigation, from executive compensation disputes, defense of whistleblower actions, and enforcement of restrictive covenants, to wage and hour class actions and everything in between. We routinely litigate claims in all areas of employment law in both federal and state agencies and in federal and state court. We regularly handle matters pending at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the United States Department of Labor, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, various state departments of labor, and numerous state administrative agencies, including the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights. Learn more.
We have extensive experience in all areas of employment law, from the application stage through termination. This includes day to day advice on compliance with wage and hour laws, anti-discrimination statutes, affirmative action requirements, and all other workplace statutes and regulations. We routinely provide counsel and advice related to personnel policies, sexual harassment, employee terminations and large scale reductions in force, non-compete and confidentiality agreements, Family and Medical Leave Act, electronic communication policies, including social media policies, discrimination laws, privacy laws, corporate raiding, and independent contractor issues. We have extensive experience in preparing employee handbooks, executive employment contracts, severance agreements, and all types of employment related forms and notices. Learn more.
We also represent employers in all aspects of labor law. We regularly represent employers in collective bargaining negotiations with all major trade unions and in labor arbitrations. We routinely appear before the NLRB and the state labor boards. We frequently counsel clients concerning the implementation and administration of labor-related policies and practices. Learn more.
We provide legal counsel and advice in all areas of school law, including regulatory compliance, administrative proceedings, policy review and drafting, and student legal issues. Learn more.
We also handle business and health care litigation matters. We have a proven record of success in the courtroom and appear regularly in state and federal courts and before administrative bodies locally and across the country. We know how to prepare cases efficiently and effectively. We also have the experience to resolve disputes advantageously for our clients outside the courtroom through arbitration, mediation and other alternative dispute mechanisms. Learn more.