Jim Theuer is experienced in a wide variety of civil litigation, employment law, and criminal matters.
In employment law, he is experienced in:
- unpaid overtime claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act;
- workplace claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act, wage payment statutes, and for wrongful discharge or retaliation;
- race, sex, age, national origin, religion, and disability discrimination claims and investigations under Title VII, Section 1981, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act;
- non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements and claims;
- employee handbooks and employment policies;
- evaluation of job positions for classification of workers are exempt or non-exempt and as employees or independent contractors;
- union organizing petitions, unfair labor practice charges, and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board;
- employee lay-offs and terminations and the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act;
- wage garnishments and collection;
- employment contract claims;
- denial of benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act;
- criminal defense of employers and employees on charges arising from workplace conduct.
In commercial litigation matters, he is experienced in:
- litigation among members of closely-held companies;
- claims for professional negligence from the provision of professional services;
- business disputes involving unfair competition and interference with contracts.
In Federal criminal matters, he is experienced in:
- defense of business owners on immigration law charges;
- defense of individuals charged with tax, wire, or bank fraud;
- defense of business owners charged with criminal violations of ERISA;
- defense of individuals charged with criminal violations of drug-labeling laws.