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The Boyd Law Group, PLLC, also called “BLG” is a full-service employment law firm with offices located in New York, NY and Stamford, CT. BLG provides counsel to individuals and businesses in virtually all aspects of employment, labor and education law. At BLG we appreciate the fact that the practice of law is a service profession and we strive to be responsive to our clients so that they are well protected and well advised of their rights and entitlements. Our attorneys collectively have 30+ years of experience, many were trained in prominent law firms or clerked for judges and each case is staffed with at least two team members to make sure Firm clients are well served.
Since inception in 2005, the Firm has focused only on labor, employment and education law which allows us to stay at the forefront of our legal field in a boutique setting. Our cases and team members have been featured on television, in the press and in academic publications, and we issue a blog approximately twice a month on a development in this rapidly changing area of law.
We take the time to understand the needs of each business or individual client and strive to take the worry out of your work. If you would like to consult with BLG regarding your legal issues contact us today at (800) 617-4254 or --- contact us page.
The Boyd Law Group, PLLC's New York employment lawyers represent individuals dealing with workplace discrimination, severance and contract negotiations and litigation involving employment, labor, commercial and education law. In these matters, individuals often find themselves at a great disadvantage when they seek to protect their legal rights against large companies with full legal teams.
We understand that workplace negotiations can be delicate and that disputes and litigation against current or former employers are difficult. We can help to resolve disputes early when this is practicable and when a client desires a quick resolution. When litigation, trial and even media attention is necessary and in the best interest of the client, our attorneys will aggressively litigate cases and we enjoy this work as well. Our goal is to understand individual client needs and to achieve the best possible outcome by focusing on those needs.
The Boyd Law Group, PLLC also has an office located in Stamford, Connecticut. If you would like to consult with a Connecticut employment lawyer, please call us today at (800) 617-4254.Workplace Discrimination
The Boyd Law Group, PLLC handles discrimination and harassment claims in the federal and state courts, and in all of the administrative agencies which enforce laws against discrimination. BLG strongly believes in the importance of a workplace free from discrimination, and we will fight to protect you and your rights. Our workplace discrimination attorneys represent individuals with claims against their employers in many areas, including, but not limited to age discrimination, disability discrimination, equal pay compensation discrimination, hostile work environment, national origin discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, race and color discrimination, religious discrimination and sex/gender-based discrimination.Whistleblower Rights and Retaliation
With offices in Connecticut and New York, BLG's employment lawyers represent and advise whistleblowers and victims of retaliation in the workplace. There are a growing number of federal and local laws that protect employees who report unlawful conduct in the workplace, and BLG can protect you if you are aware of something that you need to report, and make sure that your employer does not unlawfully retaliate. If your employer already has retaliated, we can fight to protect your rights and secure financial compensation for your damages.Sexual Harassment
BLG’s employment lawyers represent victims of sexual harassment, sexual assault and abuse in their workplace regardless of their sexual identity. Sexual harassment is a political lightning rod in the current media environment, and we can help you value your claims, protect you and fight for the fair treatment and compensation you deserve. If you want your claim handled with prudence we can do that, if you wish to openly voice and prosecute your grievances we can help in that manner as well.Executive Employment Agreement & Package Review
BLG can review your executive employment package to make sure that it is fair and that you are getting the best market-valued deal. When drafting and negotiating compensation and benefit provisions for an executive employment agreement a number of issues should be considered including non-compete and confidentiality obligations and equity/bonus vesting schedules. Our attorneys also have extensive experience evaluating and negotiating severance agreements on behalf of employees and executives. When your employment ends your employer often will pay severance including continued medical coverage in exchange for your waiver and release of potential claims. You should consider the value of the claims you are waiving and any non-compete/solicit options that might impact your next job. Let us help.Employment Law Representation for Businesses
The New York Employment attorneys at The Boyd Law Group, LLC represent businesses with respect to labor and employment and education matters. If your company is confronted with a charge of discrimination or a lawsuit, we can provide a vigorous and strategic defense. Of equal import, we provide preventative counseling and compliance policies to business owners in order to help them anticipate and prevent unnecessary litigation. BLG assists clients in drafting employment contracts, handbooks and related policies to ensure that their workplace is efficient and lawful. We can also provide training to employees and supervisors to make sure they understand the law and maintain a successful work team. The Connecticut employment attorneys at Boyd Law Group, LLC also provide employment law representation for businesses.Employee Relations and Workplace Management
The labor and employment law attorneys at The Boyd Law Group work with managers, human resource professionals and in-house counsel to provide legal assistance regarding the day-to-day employment related decisions they face. Our attorneys work with clients to develop, implement and defend employment policies to ensure employment law compliance and manage litigation risk.
In addition to preparing personnel manuals, employment, contracts, compensation agreements and developing effective employment policies and procedures we take a preventative approach in counseling clients on terminations, accommodations and other compliance items to minimize conflicts in the workplace that may lead to costly litigation. We also monitor pending changes in labor and employment law and can advise you as to how these revised laws and regulations will affect your business.Litigation and Agency Defense
Based in Connecticut and New York, our labor and employment attorneys assist employers faced with claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Whether the claim against your company stems from a termination or allegations of inaction or wrongdoing, BLG can represent your best interests and provide strategic counsel against these claims. It is tremendously easy for a current or former employee to commence an action against your company and BLG attorneys are experienced in providing a solid defense.
We can help you with your submissions, investigations and mediations or hearings to get the best trial victory or settlement result. Our employment law attorneys have successfully defended employers in a wide range of cases and investigations involving allegation of workplace discrimination before all employment related administrative agencies and in all relevant courts.
Patrick J. Boyd founded The Boyd Law Group, PLLC in 2005 and is an experienced labor and employment law attorney. He has represented individual executives including many industry captains, CEOs, Fortune 100 companies and small businesses in precedent setting and often high-profile labor, employment and education law matters.
Stephen heads up the Stamford, Connecticut office of BLG. He has is often featured in the Connecticut press relating to employment matters, and has spent his career as a litigator practicing often relating to executive contract and whistleblower disputes, class action including wage/hour class action prosecution and defense, FINRA and securities litigations and general employment and non-compete litigation.
Mr. Wiles, a cum laude graduate of St. John's University School of Law, received the Dean's Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law and was a senior staff member on St. John's Law Review. Sam was also awarded an Alumni Scholarship from Coca-Cola for Excellence in Labor and Employment Law, and was senior blog editor for the St. John's Labor Relations and Employment Law Society.
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