- Provides practical advice and legal analysis for employers to avoid or minimize risks of employment claims. These services include ongoing or as-needed counseling, reviewing or drafting HR policies, handbooks and forms; preparing employment related contracts (e.g. releases, reimbursement, employment, severance, compensation, non-compete, confidentiality, etc.); providing supervisory and employee training; providing guidance on employment law compliance, auditing HR practices and policies; advising on internal investigations; and preparing responses to charges filed with government agencies like the EEOC, DOL, OFCCP, Missouri Human Rights Commission, Kansas Commission on Human Rights, state departments of labor, and others.
- Advises on executive and other employment agreements, employment policies and best human resource practices.
- Defends private and public sector employers in lawsuits, arbitrations and mediations over discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, breach of contract and other employment related claims. Dave’s experience includes both jury trials and trials to the court.