Missouri Employment Law

Springfield Attorneys for Employers and Employees

Neale & Newman, L.L.P. represents both Missouri employers and employees for employment law issues. We are a sophisticated law firm of attorneys that combines efficient, cost-effective solutions with friendly, personable service.

Legal Services for Employers

For employers, we handle day-to-day employment law issues like drafting and reviewing employment contracts and employment handbooks. We have full-time employment law attorneys in Missouri who are devoted specifically to handbooks, contracts and related issues. This includes non-compete agreements and severance agreements.

We also represent employers for issues involving:

  • Litigation involving covenants not to compete, non-solicitation agreements and usurpation of trade secrets
  • Overtime and minimum wage claims
  • Unemployment hearings
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Sexual harassment
  • Age discrimination
  • Other civil rights claims
  • Investigations by governmental agencies including the Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Missouri Commission on Human Rights
  • OSHA claims
  • Suits brought by governmental agencies

Legal Services for Employees

We represent employees in negotiating contracts, including non-compete and severance agreements. We typically focus on significant employment contracts, for example we have represented presidents of universities, bank executives and other highly skilled and compensated employees.

We also handle sexual harassment and discrimination claims based on race, age, gender, disability, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.

Speak with Our Missouri Employment Law Attorneys

Based in Springfield, our employment law attorneys practice in Southwest Missouri and throughout the state. Contact Neale & Newman to consult with us about an employment matter.