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.
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By Laurie Rogers As the days get longer and the summer season beckons, many employers are preparing their summer internship programs. An internship is a great opportunity for a college student or budding professional to gain hands-on experience, and at the same time...read more
By Laurie Rogers For the past few months, allegations of sexual harassment seem to be levied almost daily against politicians, celebrities, corporate officers, and others in positions of power. While the news coverage focuses on the famous, the issue can rear its...read more
Hirst Applegate Defends Client and Earns Dismissal of Disability Discrimination and Retaliation Claims
Mandy Good and Shaina Case recently represented and defended a Wyoming employer against disability discrimination and retaliation claims asserted against the employer by a former employee. Less than one year from when the former employee filed his claim with the...read more
Hirst Applegate Associate, Jessica A. Schneider, recently presented to the residents of the UW Family Medicine Residency Program on “Employment Contract Negotiation and Business Planning.” The lecture was part of the residents’ daily conference series. The lecture...read more
Mandy Good and Laurie Rogers recently obtained two extremely favorable settlements on behalf of an employer. Two former employees alleged violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and of the Wyoming Fair Employment Practices Act. ...read more