Employment & Labor Law

PRACTICE AREA CONTACTS: Nat P. Calamis, Tina M. Maiolo, and Thomas L. McCally

Carr Maloney represents employers in all areas of employment and labor law. Employers retain the firm to counsel them on daily employment decisions such as hiring, firing, suspensions, discipline and benefits. Carr Maloney also assists clients in avoiding unnecessary litigation by conducting internal investigations, reviewing and revising employment policies and manuals, and conducting risk management seminars and training for the client’s employees. We also represent and advise our clients on labor law matters including: labor relations, grievances, negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, NLRA actions (including unfair labor practices) and Davis-Bacon Act claims, among others.

For those instances in which litigation is necessary or unavoidable, Carr Maloney has a successful employment law litigation practice. The firm has an excellent reputation in the state and local FEP Agencies, EEOC and federal and state courts throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. The firm routinely defends employers against all types of employment law claims, including those brought under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, wage claims, as well as all other federal, state and local laws. We also defend employers against claims of employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, negligent hiring, negligent retention, negligent training and employer defamation.

Carr Maloney also assists and counsels clients on drafting, implementing and enforcing all types of employment contracts. This includes executive contracts, independent contractor agreements, employee contracts, non-compete agreements and nondisclosure agreements, among others. Carr Maloney further advises its clients on how to communicate with their employees without creating unanticipated contractual obligations.

Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Litigation

Carr Maloney has vast experience handling employment discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation and related claims. Our attorneys manage cases involving all protected statuses articulated in federal, state and local laws. Examples of such protected statuses are: age, race, color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, personal appearance, genetic makeup, transgenderism/transsexuality, political affiliation, matriculation, marital status, among others, within a wide spectrum of industries. In addition, we routinely represent employers and management in claims of quid pro quo and hostile environment sexual harassment. The firm frequently handles claims of negligent supervision, negligent hiring, negligent retention, negligent training, breach of contract, intentional infliction of emotional distress, defamation and assault and battery. Further we regularly represent clients before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as the various state and local fair employment practice agencies. The firm has represented the following types of clients and their Executives, Directors and Officers:

  • Accounting Firms
  • Car Dealerships
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Construction Companies
  • Educational Institutions (including tenure claims)
  • Entertainment Venues
  • Financial Institutions
  • For-Profit Organizations
  • Fortune 100 Companies
  • Fortune 500 Companies
  • Health Care Providers
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Hospitals
  • Law Firms
  • Manufacturers
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Property Management
  • Publicly Traded Corporations
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Restaurants
  • Trade Associations

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