Sheryl Jaffee Halpern, Chair of the...
Labor & Employment
People are an employer’s most critical asset. And the employer-employee relationship works best when it is based on clear ground rules and an understanding of mutual obligations. Much Shelist’s labor & employment attorneys give employers answers and advice quickly with your business needs in mind. Our job is to provide counsel proactively, negotiate on your behalf when necessary, and litigate forcefully when the situation warrants. When urgent questions arise regarding issues such as firing an employee or handling an unexpected medical leave, and you need answers fast, we are accessible and responsive.
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Sheryl Jaffee Halpern, Chair
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