Protecting Your Interests In Employment Litigation

Employment law is a central focus of Edwards Law Group LLC. From our office in Madison, we represent businesses and individuals in administrative and civil court proceedings throughout Wisconsin and in Federal Courts throughout the United States.

Attorney Tim Edwards is a skilled litigator who has extensive experience in complex employment collective and class actions, some of which have resulted in multimillion-dollar settlements. Mr. Edwards served as both lead counsel and the e-discovery liaison on a number of these matters. Tim has advised and trained employers on document retention and electronic discovery issues throughout his career.

Representing Employers And Employees

Mr. Edwards provides careful guidance for employers in compliance matters that require individual attention and focused advice. For many employers, Edwards Law Group LLC offers guidance and training on document retention issues, including document preservation, litigation hold and social media policies. We also provide comprehensive advice on the drafting of workplace policies that reduce risk and clarify employee obligations. Flat-fee arrangements are available for employers depending on the circumstances.

In all cases, Edwards Law Group LLC provides focused, personalized service. We handle all areas of employment law, from drafting policy handbooks and noncompete agreements to litigating breach of contract claims. We understand that the employment relationship is a high-value asset that must be handled with care and precision. Our attorneys are prepared to assist in any facet of employment compliance and litigation, including:

  • Discrimination law: State and federal law prohibits discrimination on many grounds, including race, age, sex, religion and disability. These cases require specialized expertise as they often involve particular agency proceedings or resolution in federal court. In addition, state and federal law prohibits retaliation against employees who come forward with complaints about workplace discrimination. Finally, sexual harassment claims continue to proliferate, often requiring special guidance from a trained and experienced attorney. Our lawyers are able to provide valuable guidance in these areas and assistance in cases involving large amounts of electronic data.
  • Wage and hour disputes: As wage and hour laws and regulations become more complex, it is easy for employers to make honest mistakes that end up violating the law. These claims continue to skyrocket, placing employers and employees in difficult situations. We provide compliance advice and guidance for employers that is designed to avoid these problems. Our attorneys also provide personalized legal representation in administrative and court proceedings involving the misclassification of exempt and nonexempt employees, wage and overtime disputes and related actions. Our lawyers are equipped to serve as local counsel or lead counsel in Collective and Rule 23 class action lawsuits under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage and hour laws. Such representation provides significant value when it is combined with our knowledge and experience in cases involving large amounts of electronic data.
  • Executive compensation: Executive compensation is a unique and specialized area of employment law that involves complex negotiations concerning compensation, benefits and stock options. We provide personal, cost-effective representation in this area, drawing on years of experience in negotiations of severance packages for highly compensated employees. Our lawyers also have extensive experience in drafting and enforcing Noncompete Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements and litigating Trade Secret Disputes.

For More Information About Employment Law

Addressing employment issues early can often prevent problems from getting out of hand and can help you avoid costly employment litigation. To schedule a free consultation, please call 608-390-3394 or complete our contact form.