Employment

Bailey Duquette law firm

Bailey Duquette’s attorneys work with individuals and corporations to address the complex legal relationship between an employer and its employees. 

Our attorneys draw from a depth of experience to proactively help clients avoid problems in the employment arena, and to effectively arbitrate, settle or litigate disputes that do arise. In fact, some of Bailey Duquette’s attorneys have spent their entire careers focusing on employment law. 

Bailey Duquette attorneys represent and counsel clients in a wide variety of employment litigations, including: 

  • Compensation (including bonus, deferred compensation, and promissory notes) and related disputes, including wrongful termination;
  • Defamation, tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duty and similar tort claims; 
  • Breach of contract claims; 
  • Discrimination based on prohibited factors such as gender, race, age, sexual orientation and disability;
  • Retaliation claims; 
  • Whistleblower claims, including under Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank; 
  • Unfair competition allegations; 
  • Restrictive covenants (non-compete, non-solicit and confidentiality covenants); 
  • Theft of trade secrets claims, including under the Defend Trade Secrets Act
  • Fraud and mismanagement claims; 
  • Appeals;
  • Indemnification claims;
  • Wage and hour requirements (Fair Labor Standards Act); and
  • Family and Medical Leave Act claim.

Outside of litigation, Bailey Duquette attorneys assist clients with employment agreements, separation agreements, confidentiality agreements, restrictive covenants and employee handbooks, plan documents and related work rules.