Helping employers prevail, in and out of the courtroom.
Employment law is continually evolving—and Morgan, Brown & Joy has been at the forefront for decades. That experience translates into legal counsel that helps employers reduce risk and build productive relationships with employees. We excel at resolving disputes outside the courtroom through mediation and arbitration. When litigation is required, we defend our clients’ interests aggressively.
Morgan, Brown & Joy has extensive experience representing employers in employment litigation, including both single plaintiff and class action suits. We have defended clients in courts and state and federal agencies throughout the United States, with a strong record of success in the full range of employment law claims, including:
- Claims of discrimination and unlawful harassment, defending clients in this rapidly evolving area of law.
- Wage and hour disputes, leveraging experience that stretches back to the enactment of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
- Workplace torts and common law claims, such as breach of contract, promissory estoppel, and interference with contractual relations, defending against an array of claims used as alternate strategies by employees and former employees.
- Whistleblowing, defending clients against claims of retaliation.
- Government investigations, representing clients facing investigations of employment and labor matters by state and federal agencies.
- Representing educational institutions in litigation matters involving students, including claims of behavioral, sexual and academic misconduct.
Protecting corporate intellectual property is a critical priority in the information age. Morgan, Brown & Joy works closely with clients to protect their IP and their competitive advantage. We have particular expertise in developing and enforcing strategies for:
- Non-competition, crafting agreements that are both protective and enforceable in this evolving area of the law.
- Non-solicitation, helping safeguard against recruitment of key employees and diversion of clients.
- Unfair competition, guarding clients against deceptive or wrongful business practices.
- Trade secret protection, developing and enforcing policies to protect valuable trade secrets and confidential information.