Labor and Employment Law

Centre Law and Consulting’s labor and employment attorneys provide day-to-day counseling and litigation representation to employers, with a particular focus on the government contractor and nonprofit industries.

Our attorneys represent and assist management in compliance efforts and assessment of risk associated with all aspects of the employee lifecycle, including recruitment and hiring performance management, compensation, complaint investigation and resolution, terminations and restructuring. We also regularly assist management and human resources departments in designing and implementing effective employment policies and practices and proactively identifying and resolving issues that could give rise to legal claims.

Labor and Employment Law Areas of Expertise

Our attorneys specialize in multiple areas of Labor and Employment Law.

  • Compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws
  • Wage and hour – Worker classification, overtime, and wage payment
  • Provision of leave (FMLA, sick, etc.)
  • Disability accommodations
  • Disciplinary action, termination, layoff/reduction in force, and compensation adjustments
  • Non-discrimination and affirmative action obligations (EO 11246, Section 503, and VEVRAA)
  • Wage and hour obligations under Davis-Bacon Act (DBA), McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA), and Walsh-Healy Public Contracts Act
  • Ethics and compliance
  • False Claims Act, including defense of Qui Tam actions
  • Representation before Federal agencies including the DOL and OFCCP in audits, investigations/inquiries, conciliation and litigation
  • Compliance with the Fair Pay & Safe Workplaces Executive Order and similar executive actions
  • Internal investigations
  • Comprehensive audits of personnel practices
  • Training on application of employment policies and personnel management
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Non-solicitation agreements
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • Equal Pay Act
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • Section 1981
  • Title VII
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
  • Wrongful termination, defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress
  • Handbooks, policies, and manuals
  • Applications, offer letters, employment agreements
  • Retention and bonus
  • Separation and release agreements
  • Negotiation and drafting of executive employment agreements

Centre's Labor and Employment Law

Partner

David Warner

David Warner, Partner is a seasoned legal counselor with extensive experience in the resolution and litigation of complex employment and business disputes. His practice is focused on the government contractor, nonprofit, and hospitality industries. David leads Centre’s audit, investigation, and litigation practices.

Associate Attorney

Tyler Freiberger

Tyler Freiberger is an associate attorney at Centre Law & Consulting primarily focusing on employment law, litigation, and compliance with regulations on federal contractors. On behalf of Centre Law & Consulting, he has advised federal contractors on compliance with the Service Contract Labor Standards/the Service Contract Act and examined contractor products for BAA/TAA certification