Carr Allison is dedicated to representing employers in today’s complex and contentious business environment. Because federal and state employment laws and regulations are ever-changing, the attorneys in Carr Allison’s Labor & Employment Group stay abreast of the latest developments, nuances and changes in the law so they can competently advise clients on labor and employment issues, as well as efficiently represent clients in employment-related litigation. Timing is everything when workplace issues crop up. Our attorneys understand this and quickly respond to minimize their impact to achieve the best possible result. Our attorneys also provide strategic support and guidance in developing employment policies and practices designed to prevent litigation, including drafting employment policies and procedures for clients, drafting and updating employee handbooks, providing training to executive level management and counseling clients concerning a myriad of employment issues. Our attorneys routinely and effectively represent clients when dealing with the EEOC, U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA and other state and federal regulatory agencies.

Although our goal is to aid clients in avoiding and reducing the risks of litigation, if litigation does ensue, our attorneys have the knowledge, experience, and ability to quickly evaluate potential exposure, minimize risks through strategic litigation, and vigorously represent clients in state or federal court to achieve favorable results. Not only have our attorneys successfully represented clients against numerous employment-related tort actions (including claims for defamation, retaliation, invasion of privacy, wrongful discharge, assault and battery, outrage and negligent hiring, supervision and retention) our attorneys have also successfully represented clients in a wide range of employment related issues, including:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended
  • 42 U.S.C. § 1981
  • 42 U.S.C. § 1983
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Equal Pay Act (EPA)
  • Family Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Alabama, Florida and Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Acts
  • State and local anti-discrimination laws and laws

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Hallford Receives Award at DRI Annual Meeting

Pam Hallford recently received an award at the 2017 Defense Research Institute (DRI) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.  Pam serves as Activities Chair for the Young Lawyers Steering Committee which was awarded “Outstanding Subcommittee” for 2016-2017.  This is the second year in a row that a committee Pam served on […]

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Carr Allison’s Tennessee Office Adds Two Lawyers

Carr Allison is pleased to welcome associates Chancey R. Miller and Michael J. Petherick to the Chattanooga, TN office. Chancey’ s practice will focus on transportation, premises liability and commercial litigation matters.  Chancey graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee College of Business Administration in Business Analytics.  He […]

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Carr Allison’s MSA Group Expands

Two new associates have joined Carr Allison’s Medicare Compliance Group in Birmingham where they will assist clients in matters related to the federal Medicare Secondary Payer Act. Adam Hoekenschnieder received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, graduating cum laude, from the University of North Alabama.  He earned his […]

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