Attorneys Win Defense Verdict in South Carolina
Fisher & Phillips LLP’s Columbia Partner Karen Luchka Wingo and Associate George A. Reeves III achieved a complete defense verdict after a five-day trial in the Court of Common Pleas in Columbia, South Carolina.
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Attorneys Win Full Defense Verdict in California
Fisher & Phillips LLP’s Irvine partner Karl Lindegren, along with Los Angeles office-based partner Kristen Nesbit, achieved a complete defense verdict in a two plaintiff harassment, discrimination and retaliation case from a downtown Los Angeles Superior Court jury following a 12-day trial.

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Fisher & Phillips Named "Law Firm of the Year"
Atlanta, November 3, 2014 – Fisher & Phillips LLP announced today that the law firm has been named 2015 “Law Firm of the Year” for Labor & Employment Litigation by U.S. News - Best Lawyers. The firm also received “First-Tier Rankings” for its Employment and Labor Law practices.

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What Employers Need To Know Now About The NLRB

Steve Bernstein, a partner with the labor and employment law firm Fisher & Phillips LLP, discusses how the National Labor Relations Board is impacting employers. As Steve notes, the NLRB actions are impacting employers with or without unions.




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Attorneys Win ERISA Litigation Before 5th Circuit
Houston attorneys Kevin Troutman, Mauro Ramirez and Joe Gagnon handled the case for St. Michael Health System.  The Fifth Circuit affirmed district court's judgment of dismissal obtained in plaintiff's case.


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How To Implement Affirmative Action Programs

Partner Cheryl L. Behymer discusses issues employers could face when implementing affirmative action programs required for government contracts.


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Attorneys Win Dismissal in Discrimination Case
Chicago attorneys Nesheba Kittling and Jay Hux obtained a dismissal on behalf of client Graphic Packaging International, Inc. in the matter of EEOC v. Graphic Packaging International, Inc.
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Ruling on Arbitrators is Good News for Employers
In a published opinion issued on October 9, 2014, the Fourth District of the California Court of Appeal ruled in Network Capital Funding Corporation v. Erik Papke that courts, not arbitrators, should decide whether a pre-dispute arbitration agreement requires parties to arbitrate claims on a class or individual basis.
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Attorneys Win Major Victory In California
San Diego attorneys Amy Lessa and Danielle Moore won a major victory on behalf of client Drew Ford, Inc., an automotive dealership in the matter of Robert Gutierrez v. Drew Ford, Inc., et al. The former employee plaintiff was terminated after 32 years of employment following an altercation with his supervisor.
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Appellate Win Under MO Human Rights Act
Fisher & Phillips attorneys win an important Court of Appeals victory after previously winning a jury verdict on age discrimination and retaliation claims under the Missouri Human Rights Act. 
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Protecting Your Company From EEOC Charges
Partner Randy Coffey discusses areas currently on the radar of the EEOC and how companies can reduce the risk of being the target of an EEOC investigation.
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Fisher & Phillips Wins Jury Trial in FMLA Case
Fisher & Phillips attorneys won a jury trial in which the plaintiff contended violations to both the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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Victory for Texas Nonsubscriber Employer
Texas is the only state that allows employers to completely opt out of, or "nonsubscribe" from, the traditional workers' compensation system.
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Manufacturing Union Strike
Fisher & Phillips attorneys helped guide a manufacturing client through a strike during which the company was able to maintain production and ultimately remove the union from its plant.
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Controlling Workers
Hear from Partner Dan O’Brien on how employers can manage their workers' compensation premiums by controlling claims, reserves, settlements and experience modifiers.
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Washington Employers Must Pay Piece Rate Worker..
July 23, 2015
With some limited exceptions, Washington State wage and hour rules require that workers receive a paid 10 minute rest break for every f..
New California Law Expands Retaliation Coverage
July 21, 2015
On July 16, 2015, Governor Brown signed into law AB 987, amending the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to reflect what..
Atlanta Partner Named Honorary Construction Saf..
July 14, 2015
Yesterday, the AGC National Safety Committee named Atlanta partner, Howard Mavity, an Honorary Construction Safety Professional.