Business leaders call Joe because he has 30 years of experience assisting companies and individuals to be successful, achieve their business goals and expand business opportunities. Joe evaluates the situation and provides a straight-forward strategy to avoid or minimize risk. Joe can defend his client all the way to the courthouse if necessary. Further, Joe’s experience ranges from business issues involving employees and employment law to defending the products manufactured by companies. Joe can help clients circumvent problems he has seen made by other companies and can preserve clients’ revenue through preventive analysis and evaluation of an issue.
In the employment world, Joe has counseled clients on all aspects of employment law issues, including age, gender, race, sexual harassment, disability, hostile environment, non-compete agreements and non-solicitation matters and temporary restraining order (TRO) litigation in federal and state courts. Joe has also advised clients on the Fair Credit Reporting Act and “Ban the Box” rules.
For his manufacturing clients, Joe’s significant industry knowledge helps companies avoid mistakes made by other companies. He works with clients to guide them in all aspects of product safety, including investigations; product warnings and recalls; warranties and instructions, product testing, and product warning analysis.
Joe has tried numerous jury and bench trials and has obtained defense verdicts in courtrooms nationwide. Clients seek his advice in complex business litigation, contract disputes, commercial litigation and fraud claims. In addition, Joe evaluates claims and cases and works with clients to avoid litigation and, if sued, to minimize the expense and exposure of the lawsuit. He has been involved in more than 300 mediations and routinely achieves a resolution below the evaluated authority.
Joe's significant victories include:
In the healthcare industry, Joe defends nursing homes in a broad range of litigation matters involving professional malpractice, contracts and compliance issues.
Joe co-developed several OSHA seminars with a professional services firm that is similarly organized by industry group. The manufacturing industry-focused seminar was successfully presented in Denver, Kansas City and St. Louis.