Joel’s practice focuses on labor and employment law. In this role, he regularly represents employers before a variety of courts and administrative agencies in wage and hour disputes, discrimination and retaliation claims, Title VII claims, violations of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and other employment-related disputes. Additionally, Joel assists clients in the drafting and enforcement of employment agreements and advises clients on workplace issues, such as hiring, discipline and discharge, employee classification, privacy rights, arbitration policies and employee handbooks.
Joel also has significant experience representing clients regarding Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and safety-related matters, including the development of safety programs, OSHA response protocols and defending clients in OSHA proceedings.
Before joining the firm, Joel was an Associate at Norton Rose Fulbright.