James Reid is a labor and employment attorney who counsels business owners, entrepreneurs, C-suite executives, in-house counsel, and human resources directors to make strategic business decisions, from hiring to firing, while complying with the ever-changing and overlapping laws, including the ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, NLRA, and Title VII. He brings a business-focused and proactive approach to legal matters to help employers make strategic business decisions to minimize the potential for litigation and business disruption.
His deep understanding of his clients’ businesses enables him to deliver clear and concise counsel to meet each client’s specific needs. If litigation is involved, he enforces restrictive covenants and defends employers against charges filed with the EEOC, state, and federal agencies.
James regularly conducts audits and investigations into employers’ wage and hour practices and claims of discrimination and harassment. He provides training and prepares employment documents, including employee handbooks, employment agreements, and separation agreements, to cover all aspects during the life cycle of an employee.
James is also a sought-after keynote and national speaker at conferences and events, including the American Payroll Association, SHRM, Tedx, and HR Day.