RLR has vast expertise in both the transactional and litigation aspects of employment law. Attorneys at the firm frequently advise clients – employers and employees – regarding all aspects of the employer/employee relationship, from job posting and interviewing through training, job performance, promotion, termination, and post-termination dispute resolution, litigation and arbitration. The firm counsels clients and litigates matters relating to sexual harassment and employment discrimination, including advising clients on preventive practices, and it prosecutes and defends claims brought under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
RLR also regularly counsels clients regarding employment agreements, employee manuals and handbooks, executive compensation, wrongful discharge, plant closings, downsizing and workforce restructuring, non competition and trade secrets agreements and litigation, and employment-related torts. The firm handles matters in state and federal courts and before governmental agencies, such as the US Department of Labor, state labor agencies, and human rights commissions and tribunals. The firm has particular expertise representing Wall Street executives, investment bankers, traders, and hedge fund professionals in connection with employment agreements and employment related matters, including severance and termination matters.