Labor & Employment

Our active and well-established employment law practice represents management in all areas of labor and employment, including the following:

  • Employment Discrimination
  • National Labor Relations Board Proceedings
  • Employment-related Torts
  • Employee Benefits Plans and Profit Sharing Plans
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Union Negotiations, Grievance and Arbitration Proceedings
  • Pension Plan Design

Our labor and employment lawyers have had considerable experience in the defense of lawsuits alleging employment-related claims in federal and state courts throughout the State of Alabama, as well as the arbitration of union grievances.

In addition, we routinely advise our clients on day-to-day employment issues that may arise involving the employment claims and compliance with the relevant state and federal employment and anti-discrimination laws, including union organizing campaigns, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (both state and federal), the Equal Pay Act, ERISA, OSHA, COBRA, Executive Order 11246, constitutional requirements, affirmative action obligations of government contractors, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, and the state anti-workers’ compensation retaliatory discharge statute.

Our lawyers also routinely draft employment polices and procedures for our clients, including employment manuals and handbooks.

Finally, our lawyers also frequently conduct employment-related training sessions at the request of our clients, such as anti-harassment training.

The firm’s employment lawyers represent local, state, and national clients in a wide variety of different industries, ranging from foundries and other manufacturing operations to health care.

With multiple lawyers with considerable employment-law experience in both our Birmingham and Mobile offices, we have the capability of handling any employment-related matter that might arise in the State of Alabama.

Our Birmingham office has been ranked Tier 1 for the metropolitan categories of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law and Workers’ Compensation Law in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Our Mobile office has been ranked Tier 1 for the metropolitan category of Workers’ Compensation Law in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Firm Contact: Sydney F. Frazier, Jr.