Employment Law

The firm provides representation in connection with the requirements of employers and rights of employees. This representation includes addressing contracts between employers and employees, drafting employee manuals, advising employers on day-to-day decision making in personnel matters and defense of administrative claims and lawsuits asserted by employees.

Summer Compton Wells’ Employment Law practice group understands the issues and opportunities presented to both employers and employees in today’s unprecedented times. Through this understanding and the commercial awareness of the firm’s Employment Law practice group, our attorneys provide exceptional consultation, representation, and compliance that is absolutely essential in today’s employment context.

The unique experience gained from representing both employees and employers in a variety of complex commercial disputes provides our attorneys with an unparalleled perspective into the challenges faced by businesses in today’s ever-evolving business landscape. For employers, we understand the importance of maximizing our clients’ investment in their employees to ensure long-term company growth. As such, we work with management on employee relations and employment issues, developing competitive benefit plans, executive compensation, and immigration law matters, among a variety of other employment related needs.

The firm also represents employees in a variety of employment related claims, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing, violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act, wrongful discharge, and breach of contract. Our attorneys have represented employees from diverse backgrounds and industries. This insight has allowed our attorneys to develop the knowledge and expertise to provide counseling and compliance with our employer-clients to avoid oftentimes costly litigation and negative publicity down the road. Whether our employment attorneys are drafting executive compensation packages, drafting Petitions for Employment Discrimination, or ensuring human resources compliance, our Employment Law practice group has the experience and commercial awareness necessary to provide quality services with efficient results for both the requirements of employers and the rights of employees.