We have practiced before federal and states courts and agencies throughout the country.  Our extensive knowledge of the EEOC, DOL, OSHA and the federal court system, as well as state agencies such as the Florida Commission on Human Relations are a huge asset that we bring to the table for our clients.  Mr. Atwood also is certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a mediator, and is available to mediate employment disputes.

We are well versed in providing advice and training, and in litigating, employment-related issues such as:

    Discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims under federal and state laws

    Overtime, job classification, and minimum wages matters

    Severance Agreements, Handbooks and Policy Manuals, and Employment Contracts 

    Disability, Medical, and Family Leave matters (Excluding Social Security Disability issues)

    Non-compete, Non-solicitation and Confidentiality Agreements

    Drug and Alcohol Testing (including DOT testing)

    Constitutional Issues such as free speech, search and seizure, and due process rights

    Union Issues, including Union Avoidance, Arbitration and Collective Bargaining