Our Focus in Employment Law Includes:
Workplace disputes happen. We help our clients – both employers and employees – to minimize the distractions and damage from these disputes. Our goal as legal counselors to employers is to help you productively work through the legal and social challenges of the workplace so that the company or organization runs the best it can. As counsel to individual employees, we work to help you solve the problem quickly and efficiently so you can continue to do your best work and advance your career with your employer.
We do our best work when we can help employer and employees do your best and take away any obstacles that prevent you from doing your best work. Because we represent both employers and employees, we can see the workplace from both perspectives, understand both points of view and are uniquely prepared to turn legal challenges into good solutions that provide opportunities for growth for everyone in the workplace.
Our Approach is Responsive to Your Specific Situation
Our approach at Dispute Resolution Counsel, LLC is intentionally designed to resolve your specific dispute, and responsive to what matters most to parties in employment disputes:
Consider 3-D Mediation or Settlement Counsel for Resolving Employment Disputes
We encourage the use of early 3-D Mediation or Settlement Counsel for quicker, less costly, more efficient and more creative resolutions than litigation or arbitration can provide. 3-D Mediation is used instead of litigation or arbitration, or very early – right after the complaint and the answer have been filed with the court – in the litigation process.
Employment disputes often involve many issues and interests. Parties in workplace disputes often tell us that these disputes are not only about money, but also about their other interests and needs. These include:
When some of these considerations are present in a dispute, 3-D Mediation or Settlement Counsel (including Collaborative Law) provide better and faster ways of reaching an optimal resolution. For more information, go to 3-D Mediation or Settlement Counsel. To read more about Settlement Counsel, here are two excellent articles by James McGuire and by William Coyne.
Proactive & Preventive Workplace Counsel
Our focus is to assist you in your proactive and preventive measures taken, working with employers, businesses and organizations to put measures into place to prevent disputes from arising and keep the workplace and all its relationships strong and healthy. Our work as your Primary Care Lawyer (PCL) includes the following proactive services: