The relationship between employees and employers can be contentious, so executives and employers rely on Houston employment lawyers to insure the smooth operation of the business. When employment disputes occur, often much more is at stake than just a job. Employment disputes can put an entire business at risk. The attorneys at Burford Perry LLP have a wealth of experience handling employment litigation issues and a long track record of success.
One of our founding partners, Robert Burford, has represented executives at some of Houston’s best-known companies. His first million-dollar verdict came from representing Don Ballard in a breach of employment case against US Diagnostic, Inc. Robert Burford represented the former CEO of Key Energy Services in his suit for wrongful termination that resulted in a several million-dollar settlement. He has assisted in negotiating executive severance packages and regularly handled litigation for executives in disputes with their employers.
There are a variety of situations in which employment disputes can arise. Some disputes will arise from a failure to fulfill or a violation of employment contracts. The most common types of employment contracts include:
Resolving employment disputes is usually a complicated process, and situations can become emotionally charged. Employment disputes can destroy the employee’s reputation and harm the company. Whether the dispute will be resolved through negotiation, litigation or arbitration, an experienced Burford Perry LLP employment lawyer will be able to analyze the circumstances and determine the best course of action.
At Burford Perry LLP, our lawyers have over 55 years of combined experience helping business owners and employees resolve employment disputes. Our track record of success includes successful settlements, awards and verdicts for our clients. We understand the delicacy required to preserve a business’ reputation and the finesse needed to resolve disputes completely and successfully for our clients.
If you are facing a dispute, do not wait to speak to an attorney. Many people unknowingly wave their rights in employment disputes, which can make it difficult to receive fair compensation. Our attorneys can analyze your situation and help you understand your legal options.