Jim Theuer is experienced in a wide variety of civil litigationemployment 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.