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McLane Middleton Professional Association

Labor & Employment

4 ranked lawyersBand 2New HampshireUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded for its expertise in areas such as discrimination and harassment, retaliation, wage and hour issues and wrongful termination. Also calls upon wider skills in internal investigations, data privacy and data security. Its clients include a number of high-profile employers in industries including education, technology, healthcare and manufacturing.

Strengths

"It is an excellent team," comments an interviewee, adding: "They are timely, very responsive and helpful in developing strategies to sort though complicated issues."

Notable practitioners

Charla Stevens is well regarded for her labor practice. She also wins praise for her handling of major disputes facing employers, including wage and hour actions and harassment suits.

Jennifer Parent offers impressive strength in employment law disputes such as discrimination and retaliation suits, as well as providing expert risk management counsel.

Linda Johnson advises both educational institutions and other corporates on employment law compliance, policy development and risk management issues.

Margaret O'Brien is a go-to litigator for management-side clients facing a range of complex disputes, as well as offering notable expertise in day-to-day employment law counseling. Interviewees highlight her additional capabilities in employee benefits mandates.
"She is absolutely fabulous; she is very good at wording things in a way that leaves both the company and the employee's integrity intact." "She is phenomenal - she always gives great guidance."

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Overview

McLane Middleton’s Labor & Employment Law Group is committed to meeting its clients’ unique needs when it comes to employment law and managing their workplace.

Our risk management approach and client-focused responsiveness helps to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and prevent personnel problems before they arise. When lawsuits occur, our highly knowledgeable employment litigators work collaboratively with the firm’s other practice groups to provide comprehensive representation in defending their clients’ organizations. Our primary goal is to help resolve disputes successfully and in a cost-efficient way for our clients.

McLane Middleton’s Labor & Employment attorneys strive to know their clients’ organizations to deliver specialized services targeted to meet their business and financial goals. We take pride in establishing lasting client partnerships.

The firm handles complicated employment law compliance matters for a wide variety of manufacturing, health care, service, educational, and technology businesses.  Our experience areas include: discrimination, harassment, retaliation, disability, internal investigations, privacy and data security, family and medical leave, military leave, drug testing, OSHA, wage and hour, reductions in force, immigration, non-compete and employment agreements, ERISA, COBRA, records management.

Contact:

Charla Bizios Stevens

(603) 628-1363

[email protected]

Labor & Employment Department

McLane Middleton Professional Association

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Department location

City Hall Plaza 900 Elm Street Manchester,

Manchester

New Hampshire

USA

NH 03101

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New Hampshire

Labor & Employment


Charla B Stevens
Band 2
Jennifer L Parent
Band 2
Linda S Johnson
Band 3
Margaret O'Brien
Band 2