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Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell assists employers of all sizes in developing strategies for limiting workplace liability. We stress a risk management approach to avoid work-related disputes and preempt litigation and grievances, which are costly to defend and consume valuable time and resources. We work closely with employers during all phases of the employer/employee relationship — recruitment through termination — to develop practical employment policies and procedures that comply with the law and minimize the risk of employment disputes.
We also advise our clients with the understanding that human capital is the key to success in the information economy. Our employee benefits practice combines the expertise of our employment law professionals with the firm’s taxation attorneys. We can help design employee benefits packages that attract and retain a talented workforce.
We serve the business/employer market, with clients ranging from insurance companies and banks to small businesses. The firm has many years of experience in employment law and employee benefits — not only counseling, but defending in employment litigation. We use a multidisciplinary approach and have gained insight from representation of employees, both of which bring added value and a unique ability to advise our clients.
We work with our clients to implement procedures, policies and agreements that limit workplace liability. Our services include:
We provide on-site management and supervisory training and seminars on a broad range of topics including:
We serve regional, national and international employers with planning, selecting, drafting and regulatory compliance in the following areas:
On the counseling side, we offer timely responses to requests for advice on compliance with employment laws and on risk associated with employment decisions.
On the litigation side, we offer a litigation plan to suit each case that is framed by a team-work approach requiring input and ongoing discussion with our clients.
Through the firm’s Government Relations and Lobbying practice, members of our Employment and Benefits practice have an opportunity to participate in the design of legislation affecting employment laws.
The Employment Law and Employee Benefits professionals are active participants in the: