Jenner & Block

Employment Claims and Litigation

Our attorneys advise employers and defend employment claims, including:

  • Defending all types of discrimination and retaliation claims before state and federal courts.
     
  • Defending claims before local, state and federal administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
     
  • Litigating Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), restrictive covenant, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), FMLA and WARN claims.
     
  • Defending lawsuits alleging state and common law claims, such as claims of breach of contract, violation of public policy, whistleblower actions, invasion of privacy, intentional infliction of emotional distress, defamation and interference with contract or prospective economic advantage.
     
  • Defending class actions, individual suits and actions brought by federal agencies, such as the EEOC.
     
  • Investigations of internal complaints of discrimination, harassment and retaliation.