Labor & Employment

Labor & Employment

By understanding our clients' businesses, Waller attorneys help employers proactively develop strategies of checks and balances to minimize costly and disruptive labor and employment disputes.

As valued business partners, our priority is to tailor our advice and service to achieve our clients' goals effectively and efficiently - all while fostering a productive workplace, minimizing disruption to business, and reducing the legal exposure of day-to-day employment decisions.

Waller's diverse team of Labor and Employment attorneys focuses solely on employment issues for companies nationwide. While we represent employers in myriad industries, we have a particular emphasis on and experience in the healthcare, retail and hospitality industries. We provide advice and counsel on a variety of matters involving compliance, training, crisis avoidance and management, and state and federal litigation. We have successfully defended public and private companies against single plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and class action lawsuits throughout the country, and employers rely on us for representation in disputes before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Department of Justice (DOJ), and other federal, state and local agencies.

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