Dallas Employer Defense Attorneys
At Wood Edwards LLP, our employer defense attorneys are committed to providing sophisticated and effective legal representation to employers throughout North Texas. We exclusively represent employers.
If your Texas company is currently facing a lawsuit or a legal complaint from an employee, former employee, or independent contractor, we are here to help. To set up a strictly confidential initial consultation with a top-rated employer labor law attorney, please contact our Dallas, TX law office today.
We Represent Texas Employers in the Full Range of Employee Disputes
One of the keys to success in business is the creation of positive and productive relationships between employers and employees. Of course, for a wide variety of different reasons, disputes between workers and companies can and do arise.
At Wood Edwards LLP, our skilled Texas employer defense lawyers have extensive experience representing companies. We handle all types of employee disputes. Some notable examples include:
- Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) claims;
- Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) claims;
- Breach of employment contract cases;
- Independent contractor misclassification;
- Sabine pilot claims;
- Sexual harassment;
- Workplace harassment;
- Hostile work environment claims;
- Retaliation claims;
- Workers’ compensation retaliation claims; and
- Wrongful termination lawsuits.
When we take on a new case, our law firm will always look for the most effective and efficient solution. Through a proactive and preventive approach, our employer attorneys can often help companies quickly resolve issues with current or former employers. At the same time, we are prepared ready to fight aggressively to protect the rights of your business or organization.
An Overview of the Services Our Employer Defense Attorneys Offer in Texas
Guidance with Personnel Policies and Decisions
Our Dallas employment law attorneys offer employers guidance on the development and implementation of personnel policies and personnel decisions. As a general rule, the best way to prevent a complaint or legal action from an employee is through thorough, well-crafted employee policies. Whether your company needs help drafting or reviewing an employee handbook or with any other employee policy matter, our legal team is prepared to help. We will make sure that your company is available to avoid needless disputes and litigation.
Assistance with Employment Law Investigations
Workplace investigations are complicated. Even for a well-staffed human resources (HR) department, an internal investigation can present a myriad of different issues. You should never hesitate to seek professional legal representation. Our Dallas, TX employer defense lawyers assist companies and organizations with internal investigations.
When you hire our law firm, you will get a Texas labor law attorney who will ensure that any investigation is detailed and completed in the proper manner. With a comprehensive investigation, supervisors will have access to all of the information that they need to make a decision. Additionally, employers can secure the evidence that they need to support their decision should any type of legal complaint be filed by an employee.
Drafting and Reviewing EEOC Position Statements
Many employee claims are brought before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Indeed, when a charge of discrimination is filed against an employer, the EEOC may have the authority to conduct its own investigation of the case. When the EEOC initiates the investigative process, it will typically begin by calling for a ‘position statement’ from the respondent (the employer).
Essentially, an EEOC position statement is an employer’s opportunity to defend the charges that are being raised by the current or former employee. An effective and professionally-drafted EEOC position statement can be the difference between quickly resolving an employment law claim and being stuck in frustrating and protracted litigation. Every allegation raised by an employee should be addressed within a position statement. Our Texas employer defense attorneys have deep experience preparing EEOC position statements for employers. We will protect your company.
Defense Against Employee Lawsuits
Finally, our Texas employment defense lawyers represent employers facing lawsuits from current or former workers. If an employee or independent contractor has filed a legal complaint against your company or organization, it is essential that you seek immediate assistance from an experienced employer defense attorney. Do not let false or misleading complaints sit unchallenged. Our Texas labor law attorneys are prepared to review the allegations raised by the employee, investigate the case, and build a strong and persuasive defense.
Why Hire our Dallas, TX Labor Defense Attorney
When dealing with employee complaints or employee lawsuits, it is imperative that employers take proactive measures to protect their interests. You should consult with an experienced labor law attorney for employers as soon as possible. Companies need an attorney who represents employer interests.
At Wood Edwards LLP, we offer solutions-oriented legal representation to clients throughout North Texas. Among other things, our employer defense attorneys are prepared to:
- Conduct a comprehensive and assessment review of your case;
- Provide an overview and explanation of your legal options;
- Investigate the complaint, building a strong defense; and
- Take whatever action is necessary to protect the interests of your business.
Every complaint or lawsuit filed by an employee is different. Our Dallas, TX employment law attorneys are dedicated to offering employers fully personalized legal guidance. We know that one-size-fits-all solutions are simply not the answer when handling employee matters. Whether the best strategy is to reach a settlement with the employee or to aggressively defend a former worker’s false complaint, our Texas employment lawyers are ready to help.
Get Help From Our Texas Employer Defense Lawyers Today
At Wood Edwards LLP, our employment lawyers for employers are proud to offer efficient, flexible, and effective legal representation to employers. If your business is facing a lawsuit or legal complaint from a current or former employee, we are available to help.
To schedule a fully confidential consultation, please contact our law firm right away. With a law office in Dallas, we represent employers throughout North Texas, including in Fort Worth, Garland, Arlington, Plano, Grapevine, Richardson, Frisco, and Irving.