Labor and Employment

DarrowEverett’s Labor & Employment Law Practice provides legal guidance that takes the guesswork out of complex employment matters so that our clients can focus on running their business. Our team regularly advises clients on topics ranging from wage & hour disputes to disciplinary issues to complex employment agreements & labor relations. Our proactive approach of identifying potential risks and creating strategies with definitive solutions allows our clients to handle employee disputes and avoid litigation.

Our Employment team provides counsel regarding all aspects of the labor & employment field, including but not limited to:

  • Wage & Hour Issues
  • Hiring, Performance Management, & Termination
  • Equal Opportunity & Discrimination Claims
  • Administrative Agencies
  • Trial & Complex Litigation
  • Investigations
  • Accommodation & Leaves of Absence
  • Noncompete, Non-Solicitation, & Nondisclosure Agreements
  • Employee Handbooks, Policies, & Procedures
  • Labor Relations
  • Unfair Competition & Trade Secrets
  • Class & Collective Actions Litigation

Recent Transactions

Labor and Employment

Represented executives in a $21 million Series B round.

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Practice Leader

Andrew J. Adams - Partner


Andrew J. Adams is the Practice Leader of DarrowEverett’s Labor & Employment Practice Group. On the transactional side of the practice, he has represented clients ranging from small local businesses to those with a larger, multinational presence on matters ranging from acqui-hire transactions to due diligence on reverse SPAC mergers. Andrew has represented employers in federal and state litigation across the country involving claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, wage and hour violations, contract disputes,...

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DE Insights

Our team wants you to stay informed about legal and regulatory developments that impact your business.

Fifth Circuit Puts the Brakes on SEC’s Private Fund Rules: What’s Next For Private Fund Advisers

In a continuation of recent court decisions overturning the rule-making authority of federal agencies, a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Private Fund Adviser Rules (the “Rules”), which had been adopted in August 2023. The Rules were aimed at increasing regulatory requirements…
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Terminating Employees? Ignoring State And Local Wage Laws Can Cost You

Terminating employees can be a daunting task. Failing to follow your state or local rules when terminating an employee can make the task exponentially more difficult and expensive. When a business plans on firing or laying off an employee (known as “involuntary termination”) it is imperative business owners consult state and local laws prior to…
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IRS Targeting Partnership Basis-Shifting Transaction Schemes

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS,” or the “Service”) issued guidance on June 17, proposing new regulations and releasing a revenue ruling to challenge the use of basis-shifting transactions by complex partnerships. In making its announcement, IRS officials stated that closing this loophole could result in over $50 billion in new tax revenue for the U.S.…
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