When a company faces a discrimination or other employment case involving an executive or director, the potential for exposure is severe. The employment litigation attorneys at Sumner, Schick & Pace approach these claims with utmost discretion and efficiency in order to minimize the risk to our client.
Our attorneys have experience navigating the complexities of employment relationships and the laws that govern them. Our firm’s strategy in high-profile employment litigation is to evaluate the case objectively, to discuss the merits of the case frankly and honestly with our client, to assess settlement potential, to conduct discovery with an eye toward summary judgment and, when necessary, to defend the client aggressively and effectively at trial.
Our employment litigation expertise includes claims involving discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, whistleblower and public policy discharge, qui tam, tort claims, defamation, covenants not to compete, non-solicitation agreements and trade secrets theft.
In the employment discrimination arena, our firm has litigated every conceivable type of claim, including age, sex, race and religious, under state and federal statutes such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Equal Pay Act.