Lathrop & Gage offers an extensive labor and employment law and litigation practice. The firm represents management in matters involving federal and state labor laws, union campaigns and elections, grievance and arbitration proceedings, collective bargaining negotiations, strikes and union contract interpretations. We appear regularly in state and federal courts and before governmental administrative agencies, including the EEOC, Department of Labor, OFCCP, OSHA, NLRB, INS, and their state and local counterparts. Our day-to-day counseling and advice includes personnel matters, evaluation and discipline, force reductions and restructuring, wage and hour, affirmative action compliance, immigration, employee benefits issues, prevention audits, and employment policies and procedures of all types.
According to BTI Consulting, corporate counsel rank Lathrop & Gage in the top 5 percent of all law firms for Complex Employment Litigation. Additionally, BTI ranks Lathrop & Gage among the top 30 firms in the country for client service and satisfaction. In BTI's recent survey of hundreds of corporate counsel nationwide, Lathrop & Gage earned high marks for anticipation of client needs, breadth of services, commitment to help, meeting scope and budget, and understanding clients' businesses, among others. We consistently seek and act upon client feedback. We are proud that our client roster includes relationships that span more than 25, 50, 75, and 100 years.