Do I need a lawyer to file a complaint with the EEOC?

Many times potential clients ask me whether it is necessary to hire a lawyer to file a complaint or charge with the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission).  While having an attorney involved during the EEOC process is not necessary, in many circumstances, meeting with and retaining an experienced employment lawyer prior to filing your EEOC… Read More

The EEOC Mediation Process

After an EEOC charge has been filed by an employee, the EEOC may contact both the employer and the employee and ask if they are interested in mediation.  A mediation is an informal attempt to resolve the claims in the charge by having the parties meet with an independent third-party (the mediator) to discuss the… Read More