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Employment Litigation Defense

Standing up for employers.

Husch Blackwell defends employers against state and federal litigation that is an unfortunate reality in today’s increasingly regulated workplace. Our employment litigation defense team has extensive experience handling individual actions alleging discrimination, harassment, whistleblower retaliation and violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Clients also trust us to secure the best possible outcomes in sophisticated and complex class and collective actions involving allegations of discrimination, wage and hour violations under state law and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) claims.

When state and federal administrative agencies come calling, our employer defense attorneys represent businesses in matters involving employment discrimination charges, unfair labor practice complaints, and wage and hour claims.

News Releases | July 10, 2019
2019 Great Plains Super Lawyers Names Six From Husch Blackwell

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Testimonials Carey L. Bartell, Vice President, Chief Counsel – Legal & Government Affairs, Conagra Brands Inc.

“When we were hit with a complex web of wage and hour class actions, Husch Blackwell was the natural choice. The team’s expertise in the substantive legal issues, combined with the investment they made to develop a deep knowledge of our business, has made them a uniquely effective litigation partner.”

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Testimonials Chambers USA 2019

"The firm provides practical business advice for employment law matters and how to deal with tough situations."

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Client Results

Hospital system resolves overtime case involving work-at-home medical transcriptionists.

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