Have you been accused of discrimination or “wrongful termination” It is important to secure our dedicated team of zealous advocates immediately to protect your interests. Let’s face it – anyone can be accused of discrimination even when the employment decision is justifiable, as anyone can file a charge of discrimination and ultimately a lawsuit alleging discrimination, whether or not it is meritorious. At the Law Offices of Christopher Bent, LLC, our St. Louis employer defense attorneys have significant experience handling both state and federal labor and employment law matters. We have successfully defended claims of discrimination saving our clients, in some cases, millions of dollars in damages.
Our team has 20 years of experience, and we have handled nearly 1,000 cases. We understand the intricacies of federal and state employment-related regulations. Our experience encompasses all stages of litigation, including representation before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Missouri Commission on Human Rights (MCHR) during discovery, mediation and throughout the appellate practice, if and as necessary.
During our legal careers, we have represented management, owners, presidents and other executives in cases before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Missouri Commission on Human Rights.
We represent clients who have been accused of discrimination and retaliatory behavior on the basis of factors such as:
- Wrongful termination
- Wage and hour claims
- Family and Medical Leave Act concerns
Allow Us to Protect You Against Future Claims
We help employers take proactive initiative and mitigate the potential risk of discrimination claims in the future. Our attorneys carry a sophisticated knowledge of contract law, and we can work with businesses to help them avoid such claims through the creation of company severance agreements, labor agreements, personnel handbooks, and employee policies. While there is no way to completely prevent future disputes, standardization and policy implementation can help minimize your business’ exposure to discrimination claims.
Let Us Assess Your Case
For more information on how our St. Louis employer defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Christopher Bent, LLC may be able to help, please complete our firm’s online consultation request form to receive a case evaluation.