Richard has extensive experience successfully litigating employment disputes on behalf of employers in the courtroom and before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board and the U.S. and N.C. Department of Labor. His litigation practice also includes actions involving covenants not to compete, theft of trade secrets, unfair competition, employee raiding, fair housing and equal credit. He advises clients on effective and practical methods to prevent exposure to employment law liability under Title VII, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, OSHA, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Richard represents a wide range of clients, including a major wireless component manufacturer, county and municipal governments, the nation’s leading coupon processing company, regional and local hospitals and other health care providers, colleges and school systems and also smaller, entrepreneurial enterprises.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Richard L. Rainey