Labor and Employment
Helen advises clients on all aspects of labor and employment, such as:
- Obligations under federal and state laws
- Disciplinary actions
- Reductions in workforce
- Due diligence
- Workplace safety
- Restrictive covenants.
Helen drafts and negotiates executive compensation agreements, severance and separation agreements, waivers and releases, and nondisclosure agreements. She also conducts investigations in response to internal complaints involving high-level executives.
Risk Mitigation and Litigation
Helen assists clients in creating workplace cultures that mitigate the risk of legal action by employees. She parses company policies, flags problematic clauses and conducts training sessions for management. When clients face workplace allegations, she defends against single- and multi-plaintiff claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation before state and federal courts and agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).