Employment and Labor Law

DK seasoned attorneys provide services in employment litigation, litigation-preventive counseling and union arbitration matters. At DK, your matters are typically handled by a partner, not an associate, cost efficiently and without the bureaucracy often present in large firms. Though the partners at DK all come from large firms themselves, they cater to their clients in a personal, in-depth manner providing each client the maximum attention.

DK attorneys have successfully represented its clients before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") and through litigation and jury trials throughout the United States. We represent clients in all areas of employment law including federal and state claims for race, age, gender, national origin, disability discrimination, harassment and retaliation as well as claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") such as minimum wage and overtime matters, and the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA").

DK often represent its clients in disputes related to covenants not to compete, non-solicitation agreements, trade secrets and employment agreements, as well as claims related to workers' compensation retaliation and matters involving the Occupational Safety and Health Act ("OSHA").

DK attorneys also provide extensive counseling and dispute-prevention guidance to its clients by reviewing and drafting personnel policies and handbooks. Attorneys at DK routinely counsel employers with regard to reduction in force ("RIF") and WARN (Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification) issues. We also conduct or assist our clients with internal investigations related to discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

DK attorneys regularly provide training to senior management and supervisors in the areas of discrimination and harassment in compliance with various state and federal requirements.