Even the most careful and knowledgeable human resource professional is likely to face employment litigation sometime in his or her career. The absence of a discriminatory motive and your abundant good faith do not guarantee that your employment decisions are immune from challenge. Ironically, as employers have become more sophisticated in their human resource practices, the number of employment lawsuits has actually increased. In too many cases, employees and their representatives seek recovery based on nothing more than their disagreement with an honest business judgment exercised by managers charged with running a business.
Taft attorneys in the Labor and Employment Law Department are experienced in handling individual and class action employment discrimination, wage and hour, ERISA, FMLA, wrongful discharge, noncompete, and other employment litigation – in state and federal courts throughout the country. They also handle the appeals of employment litigation handled by other law firms in the lower courts. Taft attorneys have received much recognition for their handling of these cases. Taft lawyers have been recognized by ratings services such as Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, and Ohio Super Lawyers. Some recent court decisions in cases handled by Taft attorneys are listed on this page.