I have worked with him in municipal law cases since the early 1980's and find his approach, his logical analysis, his artful crafting of argument and position and, most importantly, his unflappable demeanor, an incredible asset.
– Ed Zelenak, City Attorney for Cities of Lincoln Park and Southgate

Employment Law

The Plato Law Firm and its affiliated attorneys have over 100 years of combined knowledge and expertise in a broad range of employment law matters and labor relations. We are available to counsel your company, municipality or organization to minimize the risk of employment claims and litigation under both federal and state law. We are also willing to represent individuals on select cases for employment claims. We are well versed in drafting personnel policies, employee handbooks and employment agreements. The firm and its affiliated attorneys have litigated hundreds of employment matters to successful conclusion. We will also provide our expertise for labor negotiations and labor/management relations and grievances.

Employment Areas of Focus:

  • Americans with Disabilities Claims
  • Age Discrimination
  • Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate/Partnership Disputes
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Claims and Litigation
  • First Amendment Claims (Freedom of Speech and Association)
  • Handicappers Civil Rights
  • Labor/Management Relations (Collective Bargaining)
  • Labor Grievances
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Personnel Policies and Procedures
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Whistleblowers Protection Act
  • Wrongful Discharge

 

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