EMPLOYMENT LAW

Bernabei & Kabat represents individuals in all aspects of their employment relationships, including:

  • Negotiating and drafting employment and benefits contracts
  • Trouble-shooting when problems arise in the employment relationship or when legal intervention is required
  • Drafting demand letters and attempting to settle employment disputes before initiating formal legal action
  • Filing and prosecuting administrative charges of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state agencies
  • Litigating cases of employment discrimination involving federal and state claims of sex, race, national origin, religion, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual harassment and sexual orientation discrimination
  • Litigating cases of wrongful discharge, defamation, tortious interference with contract, assault, and battery
  • Litigating cases of discriminatory denial of tenure and breach of contract in connection with wrongful denial of tenure
  • Litigating cases that arise under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Litigating cases that arise under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Negotiating severance agreements

The firm’s lawyers have successfully represented thousands of employees in both the private and public sectors.

The firm’s attorneys have written and lectured extensively on employment law matters. A partial listing of such articles appears in each lawyer’s biography. The firm’s lawyers have regularly participated as faculty members for the national and local continuing legal education conferences and seminars, such as the American Bar Association, the American Law Institute-American Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar Association.