Employment Law and Litigation

Chane Socarras, PLLC provides consultation, negotiation and litigation services for various problems encountered in the workplace. The firm delivers strategic advice and partners with its clients to find legal solutions to those problems often faced by executives, professionals, and businesses of all sizes.  If litigation is necessary, the firm assists its clients with the most pressing employment related disputes in state and federal courts, those before the EEOC, as well as in alternative dispute resolution proceedings, such as mediation or arbitration. This includes proceedings and actions involving wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, employee benefits, unpaid wages, restrictive covenants, trade secrets, and employment contract disputes, among other issues.

The firm also regularly assists clients with the preparation and negotiation of a variety of employment-related agreements. It is essential that when employees leave, businesses have certain protections in place to safeguard the business and its valuable assets, including its trade secrets, confidential and proprietary information, personal property, good will and customer relationships.  Our lawyers are often asked to draft and enforce employment agreements, such as those containing restrictive covenants, that is, enforceable provisions that restrict competition, the use of confidential information and the solicitation of your clients and employees. Such provisions are found in employment contracts, non-competition agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and other personnel policies and procedures. Additionally, if the need arises, the firm will attempt to secure immediate injunctive relief through the court system, seeking a temporary and/or permanent injunction, and obtain expedited hearings, discovery and trial with the goal of resolving the dispute to minimize the impact to your business. As a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, Ruben E. Socarras also offers mediation services in the area of employment law.

Chane Socarras PLLC most commonly handles the following types of Employment Law issues and disputes:

  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Civil Rights
  • Defamation, Libel and Slander
  • Employee Handbook, Policies and Procedures
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) defense
  • Executive Compensation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Mediation Services
  • Non-competition, Non-Solicitation, Confidentiality Agreements
  • Retaliation
  • Risk Analysis
  • Severance Agreements
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Temporary and Permanent Injunctions
  • Title VII
  • Trade Secrets and other Intellectual Property Protection
  • Unfair Competition
  • Unlawful/Wrongful Termination
  • Unpaid Wages, Minimum Wages, Overtime Disputes

For more information about the firm’s Employment law practice, please contact us. We welcome your inquires.

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