Faegre Drinker

Labor & Employment Department

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What the team is known for Defends privately held corporations against claims by single plaintiffs and class actions alleging breach of the FMLA and FLSA. Regularly provides clients with general counsel and demonstrates significant strength in discrimination cases. Represents employers at both the state and federal levels. Boasts a number of clients in the healthcare industry.

Strengths "The team is extremely knowledgeable and responsive, and the value it provides is excellent," reports a source.

Work highlights Acted for a national financial institution on a lawsuit concerning breach of contract and discrimination claims brought by a former executive.

Notable practitioners

Michael Giudicessi
is a highly experienced litigator with an impressive track record in employment disputes. "He is a zealous advocate," notes one interviewee, adding that "he comes up with unique ways of doing things." Another comments that "he really understands our business and he's extremely pragmatic." He also wins praise for his "excellent written skills."