Harrison & Johnston’s employment law attorneys work with both employers and employees alike on a wide array of matters. We help companies minimize their exposure to employment-related claims, keep them in compliance with applicable laws, and defend them when disputes arise. We also vigorously protect the rights of Shenandoah Valley workers if an employer runs afoul of their obligations.
Business Owners: Keep Your Company’s Biggest Asset From Becoming a Huge Liability
A business’s workforce can be the biggest driver of its success. But it can also be the source of costly disruptions and protracted disputes if a business owner fails to understand and comply with the complex web of laws and regulations that govern employer-employee relationships.
At Harrison & Johnston, our employment lawyers work with companies of all sizes and in all industries to minimize the likelihood of employment law violations and disputes and position them for positive resolutions in the event of an employment-related claim.
Our attorneys stay abreast of ever-changing employment laws that can sometimes seem like an indecipherable and overwhelming burden to many employers. By understanding each client’s business as well as we understand the law, we can turn confusion into clarity, keeping our clients informed of any needed modifications to their policies and practices.
We work closely with employers to craft the documents, agreements, and policies that can reduce the risk of costly and time-consuming employment disputes.
For companies throughout the Shenandoah Valley and Northern Virginia, Harrison & Johnston provides sound counsel and prepares meticulous documentation related to:
- Employment agreements
- Employment applications
- Independent contractor agreements
- Covenants not to compete
- Confidentiality agreements
- Non-solicitation agreements
- Trade secret protection
- Separation agreements
- Employee handbooks, policies, and procedures
Resolving Employment Disputes Efficiently and Productively
We complement our deep employment law knowledge with the strategic and effective advocacy needed by employers and employees alike when disputes threaten a worker’s livelihood or a company’s bottom line. We have the courtroom skills and negotiating talent to help our clients resolve employment disputes efficiently and productively.
Harrison & Johnston’s lawyers have substantial experience representing both employers and employees in labor and employment litigation in Virginia state and federal courts, as well as in administrative proceedings. We handle all manner of employment-related claims, including:
- Wrongful discharge
- Wage and hour disputes
- Sexual harassment
- Workplace violence
- OSHA and workplace safety issues
- Trade secret theft and enforcement of non-competition agreements
- Employee benefits and ERISA
- Whistleblower actions
- Unfair labor practices
- Employee privacy
- Executive compensation
- Drug-related policies
- Workplace torts, including defamation, breach of fiduciary duty, and conversion