Mr. Byers represents clients in all matters relating to aspects of employment relations. He provides preventive consultation and is experienced in helping employers implement personnel policies and comply with federal, state, and local employment laws. He prepares and reviews for legal compliance employee handbooks, policy manuals, government contractor affirmative action plans, employment contracts, and severance agreements. Mr. Byers also handles litigation before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, including discrimination, workplace harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, wage and hour, unfair labor practices, and other employee relations issues. He guides clients through Department of Labor and other government agency audits and represents employers in discrimination charges filed with the EEOC and state administrative agencies. Mr. Byers enjoys Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest "AV" rating for lawyers reflecting exemplary professional expertise, experience, and stature, and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers®, and Chambers USA as a leading employment attorney. Mr. Byers also authors the Kansas Employment Law Blog.