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

Bader Giggenbach has practiced law since 1994, and has 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.

Call us today at 304-212-7289 for a free phone consultation.

Issues Facing West Virginia University Employees

We are regularly consulted by the staff of WVU, including classified, nonclassified, 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 Cases

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

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

Noncompetes And Contracts • Employer Consulting

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

Clients across West Virginia seek us out 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 Our Employment Attorneys

Brewer & Giggenbach in Morgantown offers a free phone consultation at 304-212-7289. You can discuss your case directly with an experienced employment law attorney. You may email our firm to request an appointment. We serve clients throughout West Virginia.