7 The Best Lawyers in America® awards
2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards
The attorneys of Kamer Zucker Abbott are dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to employers in the areas of labor and employment law. The Firm is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and is named in America's Leading Business Lawyers: The Client Guide (Chambers USA, 2014) as a leading Nevada law firm in the area of labor and employment law defense.
As labor and employment law issues continue to become more complex, Kamer Zucker Abbott remains at the forefront, providing clients with the information, training and advice needed to maintain productive workplaces. The firm's attorneys strive to serve their clients in a personal and responsive manner to meet each client's distinctive needs.
Arming Employers with Proactive Measures
The Firm's attorneys strongly believe that employers are best served through the prevention of employment claims and litigation. As such, Kamer Zucker Abbott provides consultation and training on preventing and remedying harassment; proper methods for investigating workplace issues; discipline of employees; union avoidance; collective bargaining; contract administration; creation and maintenance of effective human resources policies; and compliance with federal employment and civil rights statutes, including Nevada's somewhat unique employment laws. The Firm also provides its clients with up-to-date information on legal issues and new developments through its website, its client-exclusive e-mail services, and labor and employment law seminars.
Defending Employers with Expertise and Authority
While focused on helping its clients avoid the minefields of modern day litigation, Kamer Zucker Abbott also maintains a very successful litigation and appellate practice. Each client's defense is driven solely by the client's individual goals, ranging from quickly disposing of claims to establishing important legal precedent. Some of the firm's more notable cases are Clark County School District v. Breeden, 532 U.S. 268 (2001), a Title VII sexual harassment and retaliation case decided by a unanimous United States Supreme Court, Desert Palace, Inc., 336. N.L.R.B. 271 (2001), a National Labor Relations Act case upholding an employer's right to require confidentiality during sensitive internal investigations, and Nevada Employment Security Department v. Holmes, 112 Nev. 275 (1996), upholding before the Nevada Supreme Court the right of employers to conduct drug testing through hair samples and issue discipline for illegal drug use.
Kamer Zucker Abbott represents clients before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada, the Nevada Supreme Court, the Eighth Judicial District Court for Clark County, Nevada, as well as the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor - Wage and Hour Division, the Office of Chief Hearing Administrative Officer of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Nevada State Labor Commission, the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, the State of Nevada Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board, and the Nevada Employment Security Division.
- Employment Law - Management
- Labor Law - Management
- Litigation - Labor and Employment
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