Employment Law & Litigation

Our Employment Law attorneys provide legal counsel to large and small employers in Arizona and New Mexico. We work with clients, particularly in construction, insurance, surety and fidelity, leasing, banking, and lending to develop and effectively implement policies for their employees and provide legal guidance as times when claims arise. We work closely with management, human resources professionals and in-house counsel to advise on employment law and litigation matters.

Employment Law Legal Services

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  • Drafting of employee handbooks
  • Drafting of employment contracts
  • Drafting of non-compete agreements
  • Development of substance abuse programs
  • Legal counsel regarding Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requirements and compliance with other state and federal labor laws

Dispute Resolution

As a business defense law firm, Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod Waterfall attorneys frequently work with companies to resolve employment disputes through litigation, arbitration, or mediation on matters including:

  • Defending claims asserting OSHA safety violations
  • Defending claims of age discrimination, racial discrimination, gender discrimination and sexual harassment and other EEO discrimination claims
  • Defending claims of unfair labor practices brought by labor unions
  • Defending claims of wrongful termination
  • Bringing suit regarding unfair competition in violation of non-compete agreements
  • Bringing suit regarding non-disclosure agreements

Employment Mediation & Arbitration Services

Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod Waterfall offers arbitration and mediation services in a wide variety of cases, in an effort to resolve disputes prior to going the expensive route of litigation. The firm’s Arizona office is equipped with the latest in digital audio, video and internet technology to support the ADR process.

Contact the Employment Law attorneys at Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod Waterfall. We serve business clients throughout the Arizona and New Mexico, as well as select cases elsewhere in the Western and Southwestern United States.

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Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod expands by adding the talented lawyers of Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamana. Now with offices in Albuquerque, New Mexico as well as Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, the Firm will continue to serve its clients across the Southwest under the name Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod Waterfall LLP.