Employment Law

At Pearson Butler, we have decades of experience serving individuals, businesses, and families across Utah in over a dozen practice areas. With more than thirty qualified legal professionals, we have the resources and experience needed to resolve even the most complex legal matters.

Salt Lake City Employment Law Attorney

Expert Legal Representation for Employers and Employees

While most workers in Utah are employed under "right to work" conditions without formal contracts, employers have specific responsibilities to their employees as dictated by federal and state laws. When disputes arise between employers and workers, it can be challenging for both parties to find the legal representation they need to achieve a fair and comprehensive resolution.

At Pearson Butler, our highly skilled employment lawyers in Salt Lake City have successfully represented numerous business owners and workers in Utah in a wide range of complex employment claims, disputes, and negotiations. Through collaboration with other professionals and utilizing a multidisciplinary approach, our team has consistently achieved positive outcomes in employment law proceedings. Take advantage of our extensive 300 years of combined experience by contacting our team today to arrange a consultation.

Dial (800) 265-2314 to discuss your requirements with Salt Lake City employment law attorney from Pearson Butler.

Affordable and Comprehensive Employment Law Services

We provide a range of employment law services to meet your needs. As our team represents both employers and employees in various legal proceedings, we possess insider knowledge about the thought processes of the "other side" in any given case. This insight allows us to strategically leverage it to your advantage during litigation or negotiation. Whether we are assisting individuals affected by workplace sexual harassment or helping businesses navigate crucial compliance matters, our ultimate goal is to foster equity and transparency in Utah workplaces for all parties involved.

We vigorously protect employees' rights in the workplace by providing the following legal services:

  • Handling discrimination claims
  • Addressing sexual harassment claims
  • Resolving disputes related to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Pursuing wrongful termination lawsuits
  • Negotiating severance agreements
  • Pursuing wage and hour claims
  • Handling whistleblower lawsuits
  • Assisting with employee contracts
  • Addressing claims of a hostile work environment
  • Resolving union matters

Employment Contracts

We can help you draft, review, and negotiate employment contracts to ensure that your rights and interests are protected. We can also assist with non-compete agreements, confidentiality agreements, and other employment-related contracts.

Discrimination and Harassment

If you have been the victim of discrimination or harassment in the workplace, our Salt Lake City employment lawyers can help you understand your rights and options. We can assist with filing complaints, negotiating settlements, and representing you in court, if necessary.

Wage and Hour Disputes

If you have not been paid the wages you are owed or have been denied overtime pay, our Salt Lake City employment law attorneys can help. We can assist with filing wage and hour claims with state and federal agencies, negotiating settlements, and representing you in court.

Wrongful Termination

If you believe you have been wrongfully terminated from your job, our employment lawyers in Salt Lake City can help you understand your legal options. We can assist with filing wrongful termination claims, negotiating settlements, and representing you in court.

Employment Litigation

If you are involved in an employment-related dispute, our Salt Lake City employment attorneys can provide experienced representation in court. We can help you understand your legal rights and options and work to protect your interests.

With our innovative In-House Counsel Service, the Pearson Butler team can also help Utah businesses mitigate the risks associated with costly employee disputes by establishing a solid foundation for success from the beginning. Acting as part-time in-house counsel, we invest the necessary time to understand your business needs and assist you in anticipating employment law-related claims before they arise. Our services range from providing on-site legal training to ensuring compliance with relevant laws, allowing you to focus on growing your business.

We also support employers by providing assistance in the following areas:

  • Creating employee handbooks and guides
  • Handling business formation, mergers, and acquisitions
  • Resolving contract disputes
  • Addressing partnership disputes
  • Representing clients in litigation
  • Managing construction-related legal matters
  • Facilitating real estate transactions

Our team of employment law attorneys is prepared to guide you through even the most complex claims. Call (800) 265-2314 or reach out to us online to access our services in Salt Lake City and throughout Utah.

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