With more than 20 years of experience, Ms. Biggs focuses on advising national and global employers on employment-related issues. As manager of Holland & Hart's MyEmploymentLawAdvisor employment advice service, Ms. Biggs helps employers anticipate, avoid, and resolve workplace issues that distract from the larger goals of running a business. Her responsive advice, national and global contracts, tailored drafting, and persuasive negotiation and mediation skills take the pressure off you and keep you moving forward.
She provides sound advice to employers on a variety of employment law topics, such as complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Family and Medical Leave Act, layoffs and workforce reorganizations, drafting and enforcing covenants not to compete and confidentiality agreements, protecting trade secrets, conducting internal investigations, compliance with wage and hour laws, negotiating executive agreements, complying with immigration law, defending affirmative action plans, and reducing the risks of litigation.
Ms. Biggs defends employers in employment related litigation and advises on a variety of topics, including drafting and enforcing covenants not to compete and confidentiality agreements, reductions in force, difficult terminations, excutive agreements, employee handbooks and policies, internal investigations, wage and hour laws, drug testing programs, internal dispute resolution systems, and reducing the risks of litigation. She has represented a wide variety of employers in the litigation and mediation of employment disputes, particularly disputes involving claims of discrimination and sexual harassment. Ms. Biggs is a former member of the Employment Law Alliance Board of Directors.
Since its inception in 1947, Holland & Hart has grown into a firm of more than 440 lawyers in 15 offices in Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and the District of Columbia. In 2010, U.S.News & World Report and Best Lawyers® recognized Holland & Hart for earning one national first-tier ranking and 76 metropolitan first-tier rankings, more than all but five firms in the entire U.S.
Firm Practice Areas
The firm handles transactions, disputes, and compliance for companies around the world.
With the largest and most extensive management-side labor and employment practice located in the Mountain West Region, we have experience in virtually every area of labor and employment law, from human resources management to union activities; employee benefits to immigration concerns.
We can help you institute policies and procedures designed to develop effective and productive employer-employee relationships and avoid problems before they arise. We are equally skilled at resolving problems, if they do occur, through alternative dispute resolution, administrative proceedings or aggressive focused litigation, as the situation demands.
We speak and write extensively on labor and employment law issues, including writing for and editing three of the 50 state-specific Employment Law Letters.
In addition, the firm offers the Employers’ Lawyers Blog: http://www.employerslawyersblog.com/.