Employment Counseling

Allen & Associates offers practical counseling designed to help our clients avoid labor and employment disputes, and to resolve them successfully when they occur. Our firm is able to provide legal advice and counseling to employers, employees, and health care professionals. Our comprehensive services include assistance in matters related to:

  • Wrongful Termination
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Retaliation
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Whistleblower Claims
  • Employment Contracts and Non-Compete Agreements
  • Severance Agreement Review and Negotiations
  • Employee/Retirement Benefits (ERISA)
  • Employee Handbooks/Training
  • FMLA – Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • DDOL and EEOC Charges
  • Wage and Hour Violations
  • Overtime Claims
  • Unemployment Claims
  • Employment Practice Audit

Employment Contract and Severance Agreements

The firm provides guidance to employees on employment contracts and provides legal counseling in reviewing and negotiating legal contracts. We also provide severance agreement review and negotiations as well as enforcement of non-compete agreements.


Allen & Associates has experience in litigating in state and federal courts on a full range of labor and employment law issues. We have handled litigation representing employers and individual employees in a variety of cases. We are also able to provide counseling and litigation services in employment arbitration and mediation proceedings as well as proceedings in front of state and federal administrative agencies such as the Delaware Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Labor Law and Union Relations

We can help you fully understand and effectively exercise your rights under collective bargaining agreements, and State and County Merit Codes. Our firm has assisted employees in arbitrations and grievances, unfair labor practice proceedings, and National Labor Relation Board proceedings.

Policies and Procedures

The firm advises employers on compliance issues under various labor and employment laws, helping clients to conform their workplace practices and procedures under current laws. Our firm has experience in drafting workplace policies and procedures that can prevent potential disputes with employees. Our goal is to help eliminate problems and avoid risk by developing policies tailored to the individual employer that meet all legal requirements and minimize the likelihood of employment-related claims and lawsuits.