Employment Disputes & Litigation
MacDonald Illig attorneys strive to help our clients avoid litigation. Employment litigation can be time-consuming, disruptive and expensive. But when employment disputes do culminate in a lawsuit, our team of talented employment litigators is ready to bring years of experience to bear to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients. MacDonald Illig's employment litigators thoroughly investigate the claim, develop and analyze the facts, are knowledgeable in the law, provide counsel regarding managing expectations and the benefits and risks of litigation, and control costs. We zealously advocate for our clients with the ultimate goal to obtain the best possible and cost-effective result consistent with the objectives and business needs of our clients, whether by settlement, pre-trial disposition or trial.Related Services
Our employment litigators are experienced in a myriad of employment-related claims, including: discrimination claims based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual preference and gender identification; sexual and other forms of workplace harassment; retaliation claims; wrongful discharge claims; employment contract disputes, including enforcement, severance agreements and releases; employee benefits, including ERISA, COBRA and FMLA; unfair competition, including non-compete and other restrictive covenants, misappropriation of trade secrets and confidentiality; employee privacy matters and drug and alcohol testing; and unemployment compensation claims. Our team also litigates matters arising from traditional labor relations including unfair labor practice proceedings, grievance administration and arbitration, and strike preparation and injunction proceedings to enjoin unlawful picketing.
MacDonald Illig employment litigators are experienced advocates for employers in proceedings before the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, state and federal courts, private mediation and arbitration, the Pennsylvania and United States Department of Labor and the National Labor Relations Board.