Employment Litigation

Protecting our clients’ interests since 1919

Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky protects the rights and interests of owners, operators, Board members, directors, supervisors, and executives in need of litigation services. We are the premier law firm for businesses facing disputes related to employment and labor practices.

Effective litigation services

SMGG is widely acknowledged by clients, peers, and the judiciary for our superior understanding of the law and our dedication to protecting the interests of our clients.

We represent clients facing claims regarding:

  • Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
  • Breach of contract and restrictive covenant agreements
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Employee—manger disputes
  • Wage and hour violations
  • Severance disputes
  • Wrongful discharge
  • State and Federal employment law compliance

Jean Novak, who co-chairs the Employer-Employee Relations Practice at SMGG, has represented clients in disputes before state and federal courts, as well as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the US Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC), the National Labor Relations Board, and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance. She is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, attesting to her reputation among her peers. Her experience—combined with that of our business, banking, real estate, public sector, and creditors’ rights attorneys—helps our clients achieve successful resolutions.

SMGG offers comprehensive employment litigation services for companies. We understand that lawsuits are costly and that efficiency is foremost in our clients’ minds. By working as a team, we view multiple perspectives and anticipate problems before they happen, creating solutions quickly and effectively for our clients.

Unrivaled support during employment litigation proceedings

Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky offers clients a well-rounded approach to their litigation needs. To reserve an appointment at one of our multiple office locations in Western Pennsylvania, please contact David A Strassburger at dstrassburger@smgglaw.com or Jean E. Novak at jnovak@smgglaw.com.