Squire Patton Boggs

Labor & Employment Department

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What the team is known for Represents an impressive roster of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, public entities, educational bodies and startups, across a broad range of labor and employment matters. Strengths include noncompete and confidentiality agreements, collective bargaining and issues concerning restructuring and reorganizations. Also noted for abilities in dispute resolution, including litigation and arbitration before government agencies, tribunals and courts. Additionally demonstrates skills in advising on complex-cross border issues.

Strengths"It's my go-to firm for employment work," says a client. "They have a very deep bench, excellent responsiveness and they are more efficient than other firms. They work seamlessly as a team."

Work highlights Successfully defended Hudson City Schools against a number of claims, including assertions of discrimination and retaliation, securing the confirmation of an earlier verdict before the Sixth Circuit.

Notable practitioners

Jill Kirila
"is knowledgeable and provides balanced advice; she understands that we have a business to run and so provides practical advice which highlights areas of risk," says one client. She is a go-to attorney for complex disputes such as breach of contract and wage and hour claims, and frequently advises on a range of employee benefits matters.