Engelmeier & Umanah | A Professional Association

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Employment Law

Employer and Employee Representation

Estate Planning & Probate

Wills, Trusts, Conservatorship, Guardianship, Estate Administration, Mediation, Litigation


Employment Law Disputes
Estate Planning and Probate Matters
Business and Corporate Law Disputes

Early Childhood Education & School Law

Compliance With Licensing Regulations, Investigations, Complaints, Counseling and Training

Individual Specialty Claims

High Impact Litigation, False Claims Act, Class Actions, Whistleblower, Personal Injury, Tax Disputes And More

Business & Corporate Law

Business Formation, Commercial Disputes, Litigation, Mediation, Tax Dispute Resolution

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Every day, employers must juggle many balls — production, profitability and performance. We can help you develop effective strategies for managing the myriad of employment challenges you regularly face, including:
  • Hiring
  • Performance Management and Corrective Action
  • Termination And Discharge
  • Wage And Hour
  • Drug And Alcohol Testing Compliance
  • Disability Accommodation
  • Military Service Member Rights
  • Reductions in Force
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Investigating Workplace Conduct
  • Whistleblower Defense
  • Managing Leaves and Absenteeism Issues
  • Drafting and Implementing Employee Policies and Handbooks
  • Drafting and Implementing Employment Agreements and Severance Programs
  • Trade Secret and Confidential Information Protection
  • Restrictive Covenants and Non-Competition Agreement Drafting and Enforcement
  • Negotiating Executive Compensation
  • Negotiating Employment and Severance Agreements
  • Negotiating Shareholder Rights And Disputes

In addition, we help employers with training through development of training materials, workshops, and other efforts to ensure your compliance with state, federal and local law, enhance morale and facilitate optimal performance. We can assist with training on a wide variety of important and timely human capital issues, including:

  • Avoiding Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation in the Workplace
  • Supervisor and Manager education, including Documenting Performance, and Effective Management Techniques
  • Diversity
  • Effective Management of Requests for Reasonable Accommodations, Working with the Disabled Employee, and Managing Leaves of Absence

We utilize a wide array of resources when we facilitate workshops, including the best respectful workplace/avoiding harassment, discrimination and retaliation product on the market, our own RESPECT EFFECT TM.


Employment Law Articles

Termination Checklist

Finally, if you find yourself sued by an employee, we can handle your defense in a court or other tribunal. Our team of professionals has solid experience defending employers in all aspects of litigation, including discovery, trial and appeal. We will work with you to protect your interests and keep you apprised of all steps of the process to enable you to make knowledgeable decisions along the way.

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