Employment Litigation


The experienced labor and employment law practice group at Gold Weems serves clients across a broad spectrum of state and federal law issues. Whether avoiding disputes through crafting effective personnel policies, conducting administrative hearings, or handling complex litigation in federal and state courts, our lawyers put our clients’ interests first.

We are equipped to defend single plaintiff employment cases as well as complex class/collective actions. We litigate a broad range of employee and discrimination claims, whistleblower protection matters, breach of employment contract, restrictive covenants, and state tort law claims.  Our attorneys also handle employment benefit claims falling under ERISA, including denial of benefit claims and breaches of fiduciary duty.

Representative employment law matters handled by Gold Weems litigators include civil rights claims (section 1983); discrimination claims (age/sex/race/disability) under Title VII, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and parallel state law; Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) matters; wage and hour issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Equal Pay Act (EPA), and parallel state law; wrongful discharge claims; claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA); and plant closing issues under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act).  Gold Weems also handles general Employment and Labor law issues.

Employment Litigation   Attorneys