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Labor and Employment Practices Liability

Smith Sovik has extensive experience helping businesses throughout the Northeast strengthen their labor and employment practices. This includes developing employee handbooks and company policies, investigating claims of misconduct, offering advice on employee discipline or termination, representing clients at mediations and arbitrations and defending clients in the Federal and State courts.

Because employee issues often arise unexpectedly and require swift action, we respond immediately to potential discrimination, sexual harassment and hostile work environment claims. Our proactive approach resolves potential claims before they are even commenced.

Our lawyers have handled cases regarding a variety of statutes, including Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Equal Pay Act (EPA), 42 U.S.C. Section 1981 (1981 claims) and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.  So when our clients choose to litigate, they know their case is being defended by a seasoned, successful trial lawyer.

We hired SSKS to defend our insured in a multi claimant incident. We picked the right firm! The case was appropriately managed and ultimately resolved at mediation. The defense was calculated, strategic and appropriate. It was clear that our attorney Kevin Hulslander knew his case and had the credibility and respect of the plaintiff attorneys involved as well as the mediator.

Mark McLoughlin
Claims Specialist
EMC Insurance Companies