Mr. Berner advises employers on various human resources issues and a wide variety of matters involving the employment relationship. These issues involve employment discrimination claims under Title VII and other discrimination statutes, claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), wage and hour matters under the FLSA and various state laws, labor relations issues under the various federal and state laws (NLRA, LMRA, and EFCA), health and safety matters involving OSHA and other state laws, reduction in force issues (WARN and OWBPA), and a wide range of immigration and nationality issues. Mr. Berner’s immigration practice is concentrated in the areas of business immigration. He has represented employers in employment-related disputes in federal and state court, and at various administrative agencies including OSHA, DOL, USCIS, DOS, NLRB, and the EEOC. Mr. Berner has been selected by peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers In America© in the areas of employment law – management, labor law – management, and litigation – labor and employment in 2010-2014 and 2016-2020.
American Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, Wichita Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association