Steidley & Neal’s employment lawyers are experienced in providing advice to employers on a variety of legal issues that inevitably arise in the day-to-day activities of the workplace, as well as defending employers against claims when employees sue the employer.

Businesses of all kinds, and governmental entities as well, frequently find themselves named as a defendant in a civil suit in state or federal court brought by a former employee or occasionally a current employee.

The types of lawsuits arising from employment are numerous and can be complex in terms of the applicable state and federal law and the formulation of litigation strategies to reach a favorable resolution for the employer. Steidley and Neal’s employment lawyers have developed substantial experience with and knowledge of the various laws that govern the employer-employee relationship and the workplace setting, such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Oklahoma Anti-Discrimination Act, the Oklahoma Protection of Labor Act, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, and the Oklahoma Burk tort theory.

The blend of Steidley & Neal’s experience with employment law and overall litigation assessment and strategy leads to effective, quality legal representation in employment litigation as well as advice to avoid future conflicts.