The firm’s labor and employment attorneys represent employers’ interests in a broad array of state and federal administrative settings. The firm’s traditional labor law practice includes negotiating collective bargaining agreements, providing legal advice relating to defeating union organization attempts, winning certification and decertification elections, and providing supervisory training in union avoidance techniques. In addition, the firm has defended employers in arbitration proceedings, provided legal advice and strategy throughout the grievance process, responded to unfair labor practice charges, and counseled its clients on other similar administrative charges. They also litigate employment disputes in state and federal courts, including disputes involving all forms of discrimination arising under federal statutes and regulations, and disputes arising under state law involving alleged wrongful discharge and breach of employment contracts and non-competition agreements. The firm has successfully defended numerous single-plaintiff cases as well as class actions. In addition, the firm’s employment attorneys advise and assist employers in the development and enforcement of personnel policies, drug- and alcohol-testing plans, alternative dispute resolution agreements, and a variety of other employment issues.