Employment Law

Proactive and Experienced Representation on Employment Matters

At McAllister, DeTar, Showalter & Walker (MDSW), we work with both employers and employees on an array of employment matters. We help companies establish policies and programs that minimize their exposure to employment-related claims and keep them in compliance with state and federal employment laws. We are also committed to protecting the rights of workers when companies run afoul of their obligations.

With attorneys as well-versed in local Eastern Shore government entities and ordinances as they are in federal law, regulations, and procedures, McAllister, DeTar, Showalter & Walker (MDSW) provides effective representation in all administrative law matters. From applications to compliance to adversarial proceedings, we know the “who” and the “how” when it comes to dealing with regulatory agencies so we can constructively and efficiently resolve issues.

Protecting Your Interests and Minimizing Risk

In addition to protecting the interests of employers already embroiled in disputes, MDSW’s employment lawyers work closely with employers to draft the documents and agreements that can go a long way towards minimizing the risk of costly and time-consuming employment disputes in the future.

MDSW takes great pride in our accessibility and responsiveness. We are available to counsel employers and human resource administrators on a daily basis and are always at the ready when unexpected problems or questions arise.

Comprehensive Employment Law Services

In addition to assisting employers in establishing training programs and properly communicating with employees in order to reduce the likelihood that conflict will arise, we provide sound counsel and thorough document preparation related to:

  • Employment agreements
  • Employment applications
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Covenants not to compete
  • Non-solicitation agreements
  • Trade secret protection
  • Separation agreements
  • Employee handbooks, policies, and procedures

MDSW’s employment law attorneys have deep knowledge of the complex web of state and federal laws and regulations that govern employment relationships. We also have the courtroom and negotiating skills that help our clients resolve employment disputes efficiently and productively.

MDSW has significant experience representing both employers and employees in labor and employment litigation in Maryland state and federal courts, as well as in administrative proceedings. We handle all manner of employment-related claims, including:

  • Discrimination
  • Wrongful discharge
  • Retaliation
  • Wage and hour disputes
  • Sexual harassment
  • Workplace violence
  • OSHA and workplace safety issues
  • Trade secret theft and enforcement of non-competition agreements
  • Employee benefits and ERISA
  • Whistleblower actions
  • Unfair labor practices
  • Employee privacy
  • Executive compensation
  • Drug-related policies
  • Workplace torts, including defamation, breach of fiduciary duty and conversion.

Schedule a Consultation

With offices in Annapolis, Easton, Cambridge, and Ocean City, McAllister, DeTar, Showalter & Walker, LLC is perfectly positioned to provide Maryland employers and employees with sophisticated, personally tailored employment law representation. 

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