Employment and Labor


Hand Arendall's Labor and Employment Practice Group represents management in all areas of labor relations and employment law, OSHA, and employee benefits, in both state and federal courts, and before all federal employment agencies. The Employment and Labor Practice Group emphasizes preventive labor and employment relations including: supervisor and employee training, sexual harassment programs and training, complaint investigation, union avoidance, personnel policies and handbooks, employee evaluations, disciplinary actions, wage and hour compliance, arbitration agreements, employment agreements, veterans' rights, and affirmative action plans.

The Employment and Labor Practice Group attorneys are well-versed in union-organizing drives, contract negotiations, and labor arbitration. They have handled all types of employment discrimination and retaliation litigation and mediation in state and federal courts and before state and federal administrative agencies. They are also knowledgeable and experienced in the entire spectrum of federal labor and employment law including: Title VII, Section 1981/1983, ADA, ADEA, COBRA, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, GINA, HIPAA, NLRA, OSHA, and WARN.

Hand Arendall's Employment and Labor lawyers also represent management clients in affirmative action compliance reviews, wage and hour investigations, OSHA complaints, veterans' rights, and other investigations by the U. S. Department of Labor. State law experience includes wrongful discharge actions, employment related tort actions, covenants not to compete and trade secrets, and workmen's compensation retaliation claims.

For more information regarding the Employment and Labor Practice Group, contact Practice Group Chairman Mark T. Waggoner or any of the other lawyers in the Practice Group.

Firm News

Friday, Oct 19th, 2018
Hurricane Michael Update

Our Destin and Santa Rosa Beach offices along with all of our Alabama offices, are open and able to help any clients in need. We now have phone service restored in our Destin office. The new main number to reach the Destin office is 850.460.3500.

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Wednesday, Aug 15th, 2018
Congratulations to our Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is pleased to announce that 34 lawyers have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019.

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Wednesday, Aug 15th, 2018
Three Attorneys Selected as "Lawyer of the Year"

Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is pleased to announce three members of the firm have been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas for 2019 by Best Lawyers®.

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Wednesday, Aug 1st, 2018
Hand Arendall Recognized in Chambers USA

The Firm was recognized as a top firm in Banking & Finance and Labor & Employment. Also, Preston Bolt, Ginger Gaddy and Nick Greenwood, Neil Johnston and Mark Waggoner were all recognized by the publication as top attorneys in their field.

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Monday, Jul 30th, 2018
Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC Mourns the Passing of Alex F. Lankford, III

It is with great sadness that the Hand Arendall Harrison Sale family announces the death of our dear friend and member of the firm, Alex F. Lankford, III on Saturday, July 28, 2018.

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