Our lawyers and staff provide defense and litigation services to employers in Massachusetts and across the United States. One of the most cost-effective uses of our time, however, is to counsel businesses on employee relations and measures to prevent costly litigation in the first place. A proactive approach to employment law is always productive and can help your business avoid problems down the road.
By offering our clients direct communication, constant accessibility and focused legal advice, we can minimize the disruption that your business could face from claims of discrimination and sexual harassment or potential contract disputes. Our attorneys are experienced at working with business clients, as well as agencies such as the EEOC and state labor departments, which strengthens our ability to provide helpful legal service and reduce litigation costs for our clients.
Preventative Measures to Avoid Employment Litigation
Employees need to anticipate predictable and defined expectations from company management. This includes expectations to trustworthy and knowledgeable supervision. Using a comprehensive approach, we will work in collaboration with you to identify and remove root causes of potential issues before they arise.
Even the most well-prepared companies sometimes face litigation from their employees. When disputes arise, we are prepared to defend your rights. Learn more about our employment law practice.
Responsible Actions to Identify Your Strengths and Weaknesses
There are a variety of preventative measures that can be taken to minimize the likelihood of employment litigation, such as:
- Employee handbook and human resources material preparation
- Management and supervisory training
- Employment law seminars
- Self audit of HR functions and employment environment
- Conflict resolution strategies
- Prompt and continuing maintenance and updates to HR policies
Having an experienced law firm on your side is another responsible action for improving your employee relations. Our firm can counsel you on these preventative measures and remain as a source of employment law counsel for your ongoing business needs.
Representation for Small Businesses and Large Corporations
We represent corporations and management in all matters of employment law and employee relations. Contact our firm to learn more about our practice and how we can assist your business.