Employment Counseling Advice

Bergeson, LLP attorneys regularly counsel and advise employers of all sizes – from companies with an international presence to small start-ups – on a broad range of employment law issues.  Because we understand that employers desire efficient, preventive solutions to their day-to-day employment law issues, we are strategic, proactive, and creative in addressing employers’ problems.  Our lawyers strive to provide advice that substantially minimizes the risk of subsequent litigation, to anticipate problems, and to offer tailored solutions that meet employers’ business and long-term objectives.

Our law firm’s attorneys assist and advise employers with the following issues, including, but not limited to:

  • Hiring, performance, discipline, and termination;
  • Training and education;
  • Wage and hour, including overtime, commissions, bonuses, and meal and rest periods;
  • Employee classification;
  • Leaves of absence;
  • Workplace investigations and complaints, including sexual harassment and discrimination;
  • Employee handbooks, employee agreements, offer letters, confidentiality agreements, separation agreements, independent contractor agreements, and consulting agreements, among other agreements;
  • Executive compensation;
  • Employee privacy;
  • Demand letters and threats of litigation; and
  • Protection of trade secrets and other confidential information