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Employment Law

West Virginia Employment Litigation Attorneys

Brewer & Giggenbach provides both plaintiff and defense counsel in all matters relating to employment contracts or workplace discrimination claims. Based in Morgantown, our lawyers represent employees and employers throughout West Virginia.

Bader Giggenbach has practiced law for 17 years, with extensive experience in employment law and business litigation. He regularly represents facility members, staff, and physicians of West Virginia University. Through mediation, trial, or proactive counseling on employment law issues, we can protect client interests and find efficient, cost-effective resolutions.

West Virginia University Employees

We are regularly consulted by the staff of WVU, including classified, non-classified, faculty, and physicians, for our knowledgeable representation in contractual and West Virginia Public Employees Grievance Board matters involving:

  • Compensation
  • Promotion and Tenure
  • Evaluations
  • Negotiation of contracts or severance
  • Grievances
  • Job performance (reprimands and sanctions) or termination
  • Sexual harassment claims

Discrimination and Termination

Brewer & Giggenbach represents employees or employers in issues relating to hiring, firing, or workplace treatment including:

  • West Virginia Human Rights Commission
  • Discrimination (race, age, gender, religion, or national origin)
  • Sexual harassment
  • Disability discrimination (including failure to accommodate under ADA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)/pregnancy discrimination
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • Wrongful discharge/whistleblower retaliation
  • Deliberate Intent/Mandolidis

Non-Competes and Contracts • Employer Consulting

We negotiate and litigate restrictive covenants (non-compete agreements, non-solicitation agreements), enabling businesses to protect trade secrets or ex-employees to seek new jobs in their field. We also negotiate severance packages for executives.

We are sought by clients across West Virginia for employment law, consulting on drafting company policies and procedures, and on specific issues such as getting out of a contract or how to fire a problematic worker.

Contact an Employment Attorney in Morgantown

Contact Brewer & Giggenbach today to discuss your case directly with an experienced employment law attorney. Call us for a free phone consultation at 1(304) 291-5800.