CCC’s attorneys work with employers to utilize best management practices and litigation avoidance techniques, and to efficiently and equitably resolve employment disputes when they arise. In this area the firm is skilled at risk assessment and can provide direct and proactive consultation to employers, before a matter may escalate into litigation.
CCC provides legal counseling and representation in all areas of public employer matters to both large and small local governments. The Firm regularly provides legal assistance and counseling on specific personnel matters, including employment and separation agreements, pre- and post-disciplinary proceedings, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, employee privacy, drug testing, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). The firm’s lawyers have experience handling matters specific to various types of entities, including experience working with volunteer and paid firefighter compensation and retention issues, along with firefighter pension matters.
The firm can also assist with general employment matters, including drafting and review of personnel policies and manuals and pre-loss consultation.
The Firm also assists clients with internal investigations, coordinates independent investigators, prepares Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) responses, and organizes employment—related administrative proceedings.