What the team is known for
Market-leading practice that stands out for its full spectrum of expertise in labor and employment, with a diverse client base consisting of educational and financial institutions, manufacturers and healthcare providers, among others. Sought after for its assistance on complex employment matters that go to trial. Expertise covers OSHA, sexual harassment and discrimination claims. Can leverage the strength of a network of national and international offices.
One client says: "They know the law really well so they provide good advice."
Another adds: "They have provided regular updates on COVID-related employment matters, which has been a big value-add."
Represented Koch Foods of Pine Mountain Valley in the defense of pregnancy and disability discrimination claims.
Charles Powell is renowned for his work on contentious labor and employment matters, including discrimination and retaliation cases.
"He's incredibly bright and thoughtful about how to deal with complex issues; he's efficient and thinks outside the box to resolve situations."
Janell Ahnert handles a broad range of labor and employment mandates, including discrimination, harassment and retaliation cases.
"She's very practical in how she advises clients." "A trial lawyer, who is never afraid to try a case."
Jay St. Clair handles an impressive range of complex labor and employment mandates, including discrimination and retaliation cases, as well as FLSA and OSHA claims.
"Jay is the best of the best in this market." "He is a top litigator and an excellent labor lawyer."
Jennifer Swain represents clients in employment litigation before both federal and state courts. She demonstrates extensive experience on discrimination, EEOC charges and Title VII matters, among others.