Employment Law

Rothschild, Barry & Myers LLP represents management in all aspects of labor, human resources and employment law. We provide full employment related legal services, from daily preventive counseling to defense of major lawsuits. We also represent employees in negotiating employment contracts, and in negotiating (and if necessary litigating) appropriate severance and compensation agreements. Our attorneys offer substantial experience in areas such as: defending for lawsuits claiming discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliatory discharge, defamation, breach of employment contracts, nonpayment of compensation, and other causes of action; representation in administrative proceedings before the EEOC, Department of Labor, and other federal, state and local agencies; drafting severance and release agreements including exit incentive programs for reductions-in-force; helping clients develop and implement discrimination and harassment policies; drafting, negotiating and enforcing individual employment contracts, covenants not to compete, and non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements; designing and reviewing employee handbooks and employment policies; drafting plans and financial transactions to accomplish clients' objectives within the confines of ERISA and providing advice regarding tax qualification, executive compensation and the application of securities laws to employee benefit plans.