Employment Litigation and Arbitration

We represent management and individuals aligned with management in employment litigations such as those involving:

  • Covenants not to compete
  • Breaches of fiduciary duties
  • Theft of trade secrets
  • Discrimination and harassment claims
  • Wrongful termination claims
  • Retaliation claims
  • Underpayment of wages
  • Failure to pay overtime

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Executive Severance and Employment-Related Agreements

We regularly counsel corporate clients with respect to a wide range of employment-related issues such as the following:

  • Avoiding discrimination and harassment lawsuits
  • Effectively responding to employee complaints
  • Handling employee terminations with the least disruption to the business
  • Investigating allegations of employee misconduct
  • Protecting confidential information and trade secrets

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Commercial Litigation

Widely recognized for his business litigation and trial successes, Mr. Friedman is one of fifteen or so litigators who serve as judicial appointees to the Advisory Committee to the New York County Commercial Division along with the nine judges of that court. Mr. Friedman and his colleagues work with clients to tailor business litigation strategies that fit their specific objectives. They recognize that, because of none of their clients are in the “business of litigation”, a winning strategy often does not mean “winning” at all costs.

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