Prompt, aggressive and complete investigations are the best means to bring a swift and efficient conclusion to the usually difficult issues of harassment or discrimination. The independence of outside counsel is a useful feature of an investigation conducted into sensitive matters as well as the review of human resource handbooks, business ethics policies and executive employment agreements.
Conduct of independent internal investigations into allegations of harassment or discrimination and assistance in developing strategies for resolution of claims and disputes.
Preparation and review of human resource handbooks and related documents including business ethics policies, email and internet use policies.
Formation of standard form templates for use in retention of independent contractors including consultant agreements and related confidentiality, non-solicitation and non-compete provisions.
Drafting and negotiation of executive employment agreements and separation agreements.