Business & Employment Law 2017-03-24T22:10:15+00:00

Business & Employment Law

Business & Employment Law

Business Law

From start to finish, our firm counsels businesses and individuals in all matters of business law. Our purpose is to provide effective legal representation which results with each client obtaining their goals and maximizing their potential for continued success. Honest representation is the focal point of our firm’s existence. We counsel our clients at every stage of the business life cycle, starting at their inception, through all forms of reporting, planning, negotiation and resolution of disputes. Recognizing these facts, our attorneys work to insulate your business from risk, which begins with a cumulative risk assessment and effective contract formation. Our firm not only provides businesses, or their owners, with honest assessments, but as their Corporate Counsel we handle all areas of business law, including, but not limited to entity formations, mergers, restructurings, shareholder disputes, licensing and consulting agreements, employment agreements, employee handbooks, operating agreements, acquisitions, and asset sales.

Corporate Counsel

Marcellino & Tyson effectively and efficiently serves as corporate counsel for its business clients. Our goal as corporate counsel is to protect and serve the corporation. As such we provide honest legal support to allow the business to focus on its operations, not the legal challenges of operating. Specifically, we handle a broad range of legal issues such as compliance, contract formation and negotiation, property interests, collective bargaining agreements and government regulations. We are also equipped to advise the company’s executives, board members, shareholders and employees in and out of the courtroom on a variety of legal matters. Should it be necessary, our attorneys are well equipped to represent the business in court.

Business Litigation

Like all other areas of life, disagreements inevitably arise within business. Many could be avoided with the proper governance model when the enterprise is formed, including clear by-laws, operating agreements and employee handbooks. Other disputes cannot be foreseen and may simply arise as the business grows over time.Litigation should not be the goal of any dispute. Our attorneys work to avoid or minimize disputes between the owners of a business or other third parties, such as vendors or subcontractors. However, should litigation be necessary or unavoidable, our firm will aggressively represent our client’s best interest in order to protect the future they worked so hard to create.Business disputes take on many shapes and sizes. We have facilitated the removal of owners while protecting the viability of the business to continue conducting business. We have also represented owners who have been frozen out of their businesses to protect their investments in the business. Our firm effectively represents companies in many vital areas of business law, including:

  • Shareholder, member, manager, and partner disputes
  • Minority shareholder/dissolution lawsuits
  • Joint venture disputes
  • Director liability lawsuits

Employment Law

Marcellino & Tyson’s employment law practice advocates for clients in every area of employment law. Our attorneys offer comprehensive employment law services to both employers and employees.

Employer Representation

Our firm works closely with employers to establish practices and procedures that will hopefully allow the company to avoid employee dissatisfaction and litigation; possibly through effective resolution of employment disputes.However, disputes arise and when that occurs our attorneys aggressively represent the best interests of our clients. Our firm represents employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including handling cases arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the WARN Act and other federal and state laws regulating the workplace. Our attorneys also have significant experience defending employers against breach of contract claims, wrongful discharge claims, employment tort claims and employee class actions. Employers can rest easily while being represented by Marcellino & Tyson in matters such as:

  • Design of employee handbooks
  • Discrimination/sexual harassment policy review and drafting
  • Employment contracts
  • Severance agreements
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Retaliation
  • Discipline – suspension, reassignment
  • Safety requirements
  • Leave requirements
  • Disability accommodations
  • Workforce reduction and restructuring
  • Employee class action claims
  • Wrongful termination defense
  • Alleged Breach of Employment Contract
  • Executive and Other Employee Representation

Marcellino & Tyson is a full service Employment Law firm. As such, our attorneys are skilled in effectively representing executives and other employees in employment-related disputes with their employers, including wrongful termination and retaliation. Our firm understands that employee disputes are exceedingly delicate. Therefore, we are proactive in securing an employee’s rights to achieve satisfactory results through negotiation. However, sometimes negotiations fail and as such result in litigation. When that occurs, our firm is ready to aggressively pursue litigation on behalf of our client. Our firm counsels and represents executives and other employees in all aspects of employer-employee matters, including:

  • Breach of employment contracts
  • Severance agreements
  • Wage and Hour disputes
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Harassment and Retaliation
  • Discipline
  • Disability accommodations
  • Workforce reduction and restructuring
  • Employee class action claims

Wrongful termination

Matters of Business and Employment Law have lasting effects on one’s future. Therefore, we always recommend our clients to be proactive and take the necessary steps to protect their future. Speak with an attorney at Marcellino & Tyson to learn how we can help.

Questions? Please call (704) 594-2538.