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Fisher Phillips

Labor & Employment

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What the team is known for

Possesses expertise in a broad spectrum of employment issues such as allegations of workplace discrimination, trade secret cases and class actions. Also handles labor arbitration and negotiations, including collective bargaining. Assists private and public employers and is able to utilize the resources of the firm's national network of offices. Draws its client base from a variety of industries, including the automotive, telecommunication and hospitality sectors.

Strengths

A client comments: "They are very helpful in resolving conflicts early."

Another notes: "My experiences with Fisher Phillips are very positive. They give prompt and knowledgeable assistance."

One source remarks: "Fisher Phillips is very attentive to our concerns and provides prompt, reasonable answers."

Work highlights

Defended General Sheet Metal Works against a lawsuit brought by a former executive employee alleging retaliation and failure to pay bonus.

Notable practitioners

Clarence Belnavis is a highly regarded employment litigator with considerable experience representing clients in disputes relating to discrimination, retaliation and wage and hour claims. He splits his time between the firm's Portland and Seattle offices.
"Clarence is a very knowledgeable person who is able to help us with our labor problems. We receive all his attention and help." "Clarence is a very effective attorney. His reports and briefs are thorough. He's well versed in the law and he's always been smarter than the attorneys on the other side."

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Overview

Fisher Phillips partners with employers to help navigate complex labor and employment issues and unprecedented workplace disruption. Our technology-driven approach, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and ability to serve as trusted business advisors enable us to provide innovative solutions to employers’ most challenging workplace matters.

We regularly advise and counsel clients on issues surrounding wage and hour, employment discrimination and harassment, litigation, labor relations, workplace safety, immigration, trade secrets and non-competes, data privacy, and more.

Members

Baker, Mitchell

Belnavis, Clarence

Cody, Brandy

Horowitz, Natalie

Lyon, Todd

Scott, Stephen

Vickery, Lisa

Wheatley, Alexander

Industries

Automotive

Education

Financial Services

Gig Economy

Healthcare

Hospitality

Manufacturing

PEO & Staffing

Retail

Labor & Employment Department

Fisher Phillips

firm
Department location

111 South West Fifth Avenue

Suite 4040

Portland

Oregon

USA

OR 97204

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Labor & Employment


Clarence Belnavis
Band 2