Labor & Employment Law

The Boardman Clark Labor and Employment Law Group provides a full range of services for its private and public sector employer clients. Because of our size and state-wide presence, we have the knowledge, expertise, experience and capability to serve and meet our clients’ needs, regardless of size, location or union status.

As employment counselors, we prefer to focus on helping our clients avoid problems before they develop, but we are also experienced litigators, skilled in the efficient and practical resolution of legal disputes once they arise.


  • Employment Applications/Interviewing

    Advising on the interview process and related documents

  • Hiring Documents

    Including drafting and review of offer letters and employment contracts

  • Background Checks

    Advising on compliant background check practices

  • Agreements

    Including non-solicitation, non-disclosure, and non-compete agreements

Complying with Employment Immigration

Policies & Training

  • Training

    Including seminars, presentations and legal updates for leaders, HR professionals, managers and workforces

  • Employee Handbooks

    Review and drafting policies and handbooks


  • Compliance with Laws and Regulations

    Including FMLA, ADA , FLSA, HIPAA, ERISA, OSHA, Title VII, and the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act

  • Audits

    Advising on HR and employment-related audits

  • Labor Unions

    Advising on union organizing, elections and negotiation of collective bargaining agreements

  • Evaluating, Supervising, and Disciplining

    Counseling on key stages in managing employee performance and conduct issues


  • Terminations

    Counseling on termination decisions and related matters

  • Post-Employment Benefits

    COBRA and unemployment compensation

  • Agreements

    Including negotiating, drafting, and reviewing separation agreements


  • Substantive Discrimination

  • Statutory Rights (FMLA, FLSA)

  • Worker's Compensation/Unemployment Insurance

  • Employee Contracts

  • Federal and State Court Litigation

  • Litigation Before Employment Agencies

  • Union Grievances and Unfair Labor Practice Litigation