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Practice Area Type: Labor and Employment

Posted September 22, 2020

Industry Focus: Higher Education

NJL’s higher education group brings together professionals from various disciplines to provide comprehensive legal services addressing the many unique needs of colleges and universities. Our bench depth stems from premier practices in the areas of nonprofit law, employment, health care, …

Posted August 14, 2020

Industry Focus: Manufacturing

At Nilan Johnson Lewis, we understand that our manufacturing clients have unique labor and employment law concerns. We bring practical and creative solutions tailored to each client’s unique workplace and workforce. To effectively and comprehensively serve our manufacturing clients in …

Posted April 29, 2020

Corporate Immigration Law

The Corporate Immigration Team of Nilan Johnson Lewis offers exceptional immigration law services with a concentration in corporate immigration law and compliance. We have over 30 years of experience enabling diverse businesses worldwide to use U.S. Immigration Laws to enhance …

Posted April 26, 2019

Industry Focus: Restaurants

We Know Restaurants Restaurants face unique compliance and regulatory challenges. Due to high turnover, extensive regulations, unique business models, and thin profit margins, restaurants are prime targets for high-stakes employment law disputes. Nilan Johnson Lewis’ Labor and Employment Restaurant Team …

Posted April 24, 2019

Pay Equity Advice and Defense

Current Landscape of Equal Pay Recent high-profile legislation, litigation, media attention, and shareholder focus on pay equity is leading employers to reexamine their compensation practices. With dramatic changes to the pay equity environment in the wake of the #MeToo movement, …

Posted September 21, 2018

California Employment Law

Nilan Johnson Lewis provides employers based in California, and those with operations and employees in the state, with litigation defense and advice on California’s unique employment laws. Our combination of expertise and responsiveness, as well as our distinctive staffing model, …

Posted July 6, 2017

Industry Focus: Health Care

At Nilan Johnson Lewis, we appreciate the dynamic nature of the health care industry. We know our health care clients experience constant regulatory and organizational change, necessitating an adaptable, efficient, and high-performing workforce. We also recognize the heightened level of …

Posted June 20, 2017

Industry Focus: Retail

At Nilan Johnson Lewis, we understand the unique challenges faced by our retail clients, including those with hundreds—or even thousands—of domestic and international store locations. We appreciate that a national and, for some retailers, international employee base requires sophisticated, cutting-edge …

Posted September 2, 2015

Affirmative Action Plans and OFCCP Compliance

Nilan Johnson Lewis helps government contractors comply with OFCCP and other federal and state regulations and requirements, including assisting our clients with the creation, administration, and defense of affirmative action plans. We also have a partnership with EEO Logic, a …

Posted August 28, 2015

Whistleblower/False Claims Act Defense

Nilan Johnson Lewis is a leader in counseling employers on state and federal whistleblower laws and the False Claims Act and successfully defending them in related litigation. We regularly assist our clients in drafting whistleblower policies, investigating complaints by purported …

Posted August 28, 2015

Reductions in Force

Nilan Johnson Lewis has extensive experience supporting employers through reductions in force of all sizes, ranging from a handful of employees up through several thousand. We have advised and supported Fortune 50 employers through every step of the process, including …

Posted August 28, 2015

Preventive Employment Counseling

Although Nilan Johnson Lewis has an impressive record of success in the courtroom, we find it particularly rewarding to partner with our clients to help them find defensible solutions to their human resources problems, and to avoid litigation in the …

Posted August 28, 2015

Non-Compete and Trade Secret Litigation

Our team of attorneys at Nilan Johnson Lewis has deep expertise assisting employers in non-competition, non-solicitation, and trade secret matters. We routinely defend hiring employers (and frequently the departed employee) against these sorts of claims and prosecute claims on behalf …

Posted August 28, 2015

FLSA/Wage-and-Hour Defense

Nilan Johnson Lewis has an impressive record of success defending class, collective, and other representative wage-and-hour matters. We have defended employers against wage-and-hour litigation in various jurisdictions, including Arizona, California, Florida, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, and …

Posted August 28, 2015

Leave of Absence and Disability Advice/Defense

The team of experienced attorneys at Nilan Johnson Lewis regularly helps employers navigate the complexities of the ADA, FMLA, USERRA, state and local sick time laws, and other laws mandating leaves of absence and reasonable accommodations. We conduct audits, draft …

Posted August 28, 2015

Executive Agreements and Severance

Nilan Johnson Lewis’ employment attorneys are highly skilled at drafting and negotiating the terms of executive employment and separation agreements on behalf of corporations as well as individuals, including agreements for “C-suite” executives, physicians, and other professionals. We understand the …

Posted August 28, 2015

Trials and Arbitrations

Nilan Johnson Lewis has a deep bench of talented trial attorneys, experienced in defending employment law claims through trial and arbitration. Our track record includes defense verdicts in discrimination and FMLA cases in federal and state court. REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS Farrell …

Posted August 28, 2015

Discrimination Defense

Nilan Johnson Lewis has an established track record of successfully defending individual and class-based employment discrimination demands, charges, and lawsuits for both big and small employers in many industries, including in the retail, insurance, financial services, health care, higher education, …

Posted August 28, 2015

Workplace Investigations

Employers are often held liable for the misconduct of their managers, employees, or even independent contractors. The first thing an employer needs to know when it learns of workplace misconduct is, “what happened?” From highly-charged allegations with significant reputational implications …

Posted August 28, 2015

EEOC/Agency Class Investigation and Litigation Defense

Nilan Johnson Lewis has extensive experience and success in defending companies against EEOC and other government agency class litigation and investigations, including EEOC directed investigations and commissioner’s charges, in various states across the country. These matters include several nationwide class …

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