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Practice Areas

Employment & Labor Litigation


Howard Cole’s practice includes both traditional labor and employment law and litigation. His ‎practice includes exclusive representation of employers in both the private and public ‎sectors, including gaming, health care, public agencies and construction companies.‎

He has extensive experience ‎representing employers in union organizing efforts, developing union-free strategies, defending ‎companies in unfair labor practices before the National Labor Relations Board, negotiating ‎collective bargaining agreements on behalf of private and public sector employers, ‎representing employers during union strikes and picketing, representing employers in ‎arbitration and mediation matters. ‎

Howard advises clients on ‎day-to-day legal issues affecting the workplace, including employee discipline and ‎terminations, workforce reductions, discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, ‎confidential proprietary information and trade secrets disputes, substance abuse, ADA, ADEA, ‎OWBPA, Title VII and ADAAP issues, occupational safety and health, wage and hour, wrongful ‎termination, contract administration, strategic planning, benefit matters, employment ‎agreements, personnel policies, workplace privacy, executive employment contracts, ‎overseeing and conducting internal investigations involving employee misconduct, and other ‎human resources issues. He regularly defends employers in state and federal courts and ‎administrative agencies on disputes involving discrimination, harassment, wrongful ‎‎termination, trade secrets/unfair competition and wage and hour law.

Professional Memberships

Employment Law Alliance, Member