Employment Law

The field of employment law is an ever-changing and challenging area of the law. From traditional claims of discrimination to new trends affecting employers, Scott, Sullivan, Streetman and Fox conscientiously navigates the legal changes and societal shifts that impact the workplace. In handling a variety of issues, the attorneys of the firm strive to create efficient, unique and innovative strategies to address client problems and successfully resolve them.

Our attorneys have broad experience litigating and trying discrimination and harassment, ERISA, breach of contract, non-compete and trade secret actions, in addition to defamation, wrongful discharge, retaliation, and related tort claims in state and federal courts throughout the Southeast. They have also represented management in labor issues involving unionized workforces. The firm has successfully represented employers in arbitrations involving complex questions of contract interpretation and grievances challenging disciplinary actions and discharges. We have prevailed at both the trial and appellate court levels in complex class actions, as well as in actions brought by individual employees. The firm frequently prevails in disposing of cases at the summary judgment stage and has also succeeded in compelling arbitration of employee claims where possible.