We help employers successfully manage their workforces to optimize productivity and employee loyalty in the face of unprecedented challenges in today’s employment environment. We advise on policies and regulatory compliance, provide training that helps avoid issues, and defend against claims should they arise.

Ballard Spahr’s Labor and Employment Group attorneys apply decades of experience and up-to-the-moment monitoring of developments to provide the most effective counsel and representation to private and public employers, covering the full scope of labor- and employment-related issues. As the global coronavirus pandemic continues to cause seismic shifts in how the world works, we are advising clients on unemployment and leave compensation, requests for accommodations, immigration, government loans and aid programs, payroll issues, workplace safety and productivity issues, insurance, and other matters.

Our attorneys’ focus is on helping private and public employers take steps to avoid claims and litigation to keep operations running smoothly. But should a workplace issue turn into a dispute, we do what employers need most: listen, investigate, analyze, and evaluate potential business impact to devise the strategy and tactics that will produce the best outcome for our clients.

A hallmark of the Group is keeping clients informed of pending legislation and legal trends and developments through briefings held throughout the year. In response to COVID-19, we offer our full array of programs  remotely via webinars, teleconferences, and other virtual events.

Our Labor and Employment Group consists of more than 40 attorneys in offices nationwide. The scale of the practice is matched by the depth of its experience in these and many other areas:



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