Labor and Employment
ZEK advises and represents individuals
and companies in matters involving employment practices, policy
and procedure, and provides services in connection with the
negotiation and drafting of employment contracts, compensation
agreements, restrictive covenants, and separation agreements.
In the litigation arena, the Firm's attorneys have extensive
experience in litigating cases pending in state and federal
courts and the EEOC involving allegations of discrimination
based on race, sex, age, national origin, disability and religion.
ZEK also has a proven record of success in defending employers
against claims of wrongful termination and retaliatory discharge.
The Firm also represents employers in breach of contract disputes
and in claims involving theories of tort and employment related
statutory law and regulations.
Not surprisingly, given the robust current financial climate,
ZEK frequently represents employers in "fast track" litigation
emerging from the sudden defection of key employees to competitors
and the protection of confidential information and trade secrets.
ZEK is equally adept in litigating such matters in the state
and federal courts and before arbitrators.
Further, the Firm has been involved in union contract negotiations,
union arbitrations, proceedings before the National Labor
Relations Board and has advised clients in certification and