Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin's employment law attorneys vigorously defend employers against claims of discrimination, retaliation, and harassment brought under state and federal laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans With Disabilities Act, ERISA, and USERRA. Our attorneys represent employers before the Equal Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, and other federal agencies, as well as Federal and State courts.
Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin also maintains a strong focus on preventive measures designed to reduce the likelihood of employment-related litigation. Our attorneys work closely with the firm's clients to design policies to protect employers from discrimination and harassment claims. We protect our clients by evaluating existing training materials and employee handbooks, reviewing/revising non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants, and drafting severance and release agreements.
Our attorneys stand ready to offer guidance to employers regarding wage and hour issues involving overtime, minimum wage, and exemptions. We have successfully guided employers in implementing reductions in force, conducting efficient and effective internal investigations of claims and grievances, and navigating issues involved in terminating or reprimanding employees. Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin also assists employers with issues such as drug testing and workplace safety.
Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin's labor and employment law attorneys belong to numerous national organizations, and offer customized seminars and training on employment-related matters for human resource professionals, supervisors, or employees generally. In addition, we publish client alerts regarding recent developments and other relevant labor and employment law topics.