Anderson, Coe & King

Employment Law

Anderson, Coe & King provides legal counsel to organizations on a broad range of federal and state employment laws to assist them in employment policy development and effective conflict resolution. In addition, our clients frequently turn to us to help them draft a variety of employment documents, including non-compete covenants, employment handbooks, arbitration agreements, confidentiality agreements and employment contracts.  With a long history rooted in litigation defense, our attorneys also understand the legal issues companies face when confronted with litigation and work collaboratively with our clients to craft a successful defense. 

The firm represents clients in employment matters related to:

  • Title VII
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Equal Pay Act
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Statutory wage and hour claims
  • Fair Labor Standards Act and state law equivalents
  • Wrongful discharge
  • Breach of non-compete covenants
  • Breach of contract
  • Tortious interference with contract

Recent Cases

  • Represented an employer in United States District Court on a sexual harassment, constructive discharge and retaliation claim brought on by four former employees. We obtained dismissal of claims brought on by two plaintiffs and summary judgment as to the remaining plaintiffs.
  • Represented an employer in a jury trial before the United States District Court on a sexual harassment and constructive discharge claim brought on by a former employee. The jury ruled in favor of the employer.
  • Defended a retail chain store in a jury trial in the United States District Court on a racial discrimination charge, seeking relief under 42 U.S.C §§ 1981, 1982, 1985, and 1986. Our employment lawyers obtained a jury verdict in favor of the defendant.
  • Represented an employer in United States District Court in a case brought by an employee alleging discrimination based on race and national origin. We obtained summary judgment on behalf of the employer that was upheld by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. In a subsequent retaliation suit brought on by the same plaintiff after the termination of her employment, we obtained judgment for the employer at trial at the conclusion of the plaintiff’s case.
  • Represented an employer in United States District Court in a case brought on by a former employee who alleged retaliation and discrimination based on race and national origin. We obtained summary judgment on behalf of the employer, and the judgment was affirmed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

 

 

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