Meltzer Lippe is home to a large, experienced Labor & Employment Practice Group. We are an integral component to the human resource chain and the first stop before taking action that impacts the employee – employer relationship.
Exclusively representing management, our attorneys are indispensable advisors to senior executives and the HR team. While some business owners and companies rely on our experience and depth to supplement in-house general counsel expertise, others lean on us to resolve their labor disruptions or employ our tenacity in collective bargaining.
National in scope, we represent clients throughout the country and across a range of industries, including but not limited to construction, light industry, distribution, health care, hospitality, food and beverage, infrastructure and support, insurance, real estate, retail, technology and communications. We provide policies and procedures that minimize claims and disruptions while maximizing success, continuity and growth. We are experienced in providing clients a winning solution for their Labor & Employment matters, and have done so for countless employers on many occasions.
We handle high volume accounts and complex litigation. We excel at assessing risk and evaluating options early in litigation to avoid costly trial and unnecessary expensed. When trial is unavoidable, we have a remarkable track-record for defending our clients’ interests before federal, state and local employment agencies in New York and across the country. We have vast experience litigating all types of matters representing unionized and non-unionized clients. We provide pro-active counsel to avoid claims through policy review, management education and training; defend employers in complex wage and hour cases, which is among the most common employment-related liability issues businesses face. Through it all, we remain focused on protecting our clients business.