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Employment

Degan, Blanchard & Nash’s group of experienced and successful trial lawyers comprising the employment practices liability practice group are available to handle a vast array of employment issues and litigation. The attorneys in the employment practice area have vast experience in all types of employment litigation before the state and federal courts of the region, as well as before the EEOC, OSHA, and U.S. Department of Labor. Degan, Blanchard & Nash offers expert representation in defending claims involving harassment and discrimination, employment torts, breach of contract, benefits issues, and many more.

The firm’s attorneys are actively involved with our clients in staying current on the numerous employment laws, and in informing and training clients in workplace issues. We can assist clients with avoiding employment disputes, as well as with litigating these issues once they are brought into court. We offer our services for defending against and prosecuting claims involving race, sex, age, and disability discrimination and sexual harassment; employee benefits issues; wage and hour law; wrongful discharge; breach of contract; and employment torts such as defamation, interference with contract rights, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. We are equipped to handle suits to enforce confidentiality and non-competition agreements, or defend against the enforcement of unfair agreements not to compete, and to protect our clients’ trade secrets from theft or misuse by employees and competitors.

Degan, Blanchard & Nash can assist our clients in avoiding needless litigation by counseling employers in advance of significant employment decisions, and we can help our clients to design programs and policies to foster positive employee relations. In those instances when lawsuits arise, we are available to represent our clients in individual and class action employment-related litigation in administrative, state and federal forums.

Intervention by our employment attorneys early in litigation, or at the administrative level often permits our clients to make more informed business decisions in dealing with employment disputes, or with their policies and practices in the future.