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Employment disputes can have far-reaching implications for a company’s reputation, market share and ability to retain and attract talent. When the stakes are highest, employers, boards and senior executives turn to Paul, Weiss for our deft handling of internal investigations and track record of favorably resolving complex employment litigations.

Our Practice

Given the depth and breadth of our civil litigation and regulatory experience, Paul, Weiss offers unique advantages to clients in employment-related litigation and investigations matters. Our partners who practice in this area have deep experience litigating employment-related cases before juries, judges and arbitrators, giving our firm unique advantages when a matter goes to trial. We have successfully litigated individual and class action discrimination suits, federal and state wage and hour collective and class actions, breach of contract actions, Title IX claims, high-value termination and compensation disputes, trade secret disputes, actions to enforce non-competition and non-solicitation agreements as well as harassment, hostile work environment and retaliation claims.

Paul, Weiss is also the “go to” firm for high profile or sensitive internal and independent investigations involving workplace issues, whether related to alleged sexual harassment, discrimination, employment practices, compliance issues, or the disclosure of trade secrets.

We are particularly adept at managing the serious reputational risks that frequently accompany employment-related allegations, and understand how to handle matters in crisis situations, where employers may be exposed to damaging public scrutiny. We also offer preventative and creative counsel to companies, boards and management, including training and the review of employment policies and compensation arrangements. Our primary goal is to enable senior management and boards to take informed, proactive and effective action, thereby reducing future liability.

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