A statewide and regional leader in the area of employment law, Hirst Applegate has been providing employment law services to its employer clients for many decades. Hirst Applegate attorneys counsel employer clients on a variety of issues, including the “at-will” doctrine, employee handbooks, personnel policies, disclaimers, employment contracts, hiring, disciplinary actions, terminations, workplace safety, and corporate structuring.
The firm has also represented employer clients in a wide variety of employment litigation in both state and federal courts, including cases involving claims for sexual harassment, gender discrimination, age discrimination, disability discrimination, retaliation, breach of contract, wrongful discharge, promissory estoppel, and the covenant of good faith and fair dealing.
The firm also has extensive experience in cases involving state employment agencies and, when necessary, the EEOC. The firm’s employer clients include school districts, municipalities, service organizations, and private corporations, ranging from large publicly traded companies to small family-owned businesses.
Attorneys Practicing in This Area
Hirst Applegate partner Rob Jarosh recently obtained a victory before a federal appeals court reviewing a verdict for Hirst Applegate's client in a federal wrongful termination jury trial. Specifically, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed...read more
Mandy Good and Eva La won an unemployment appeal by an employer client. The employee gave her two weeks' notice to the employer, and due to reasons that Hirst Applegate argued constituted misconduct (sufficient in themselves for termination), the employer told the...read more