Why You Need a Workplace Discrimination Attorney
Workplace discrimination cases are cumbersome at best. The law is very specific about what constitutes workplace discrimination. While some discriminatory acts are overt, other incidents are more subtle making it more difficult to prove your complaint. Having a workplace discrimination attorney will improve your chances of achieving a positive outcome. Your attorney will thoroughly investigate your claim to build a strong case based on the facts.
In addition to being able to prove your case, you will have to file a claim with either the state or federal agency that oversees workplace discrimination cases. There are times when it would be prudent to cross-file your claim with both agencies. Your attorney will help you devise the best strategy for your unique circumstances. Additionally, your attorney will handle the filing of your claim to ensure the proper paperwork is submitted and deadlines are met.
If you must take your case to court, you will most certainly want experienced employment law representation throughout that stressful process.
On the flip side, if you are an employer who faces a discrimination claim, our Employment Law Team will counsel you about the law and how it relates to the facts of your case. Our workplace discrimination attorneys will help you develop a strong response to the allegations and defend your interests at the mediation table or, if necessary, in a court.