Nichole Atallah counsels clients in a broad range of employment matters, including compliance with Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FLSA/wage and hour, FMLA, wrongful termination, and reduction in force. She advises clients in general business matters, including interpreting and drafting employee compensation and benefit arrangements, confidentiality, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, as well as separation agreements.
Ms. Atallah has substantial experience assisting government contractors with FAR Part 22 compliance, including the Davis Bacon Act, the Service Contract Act, and Equal Employment Opportunity requirements specific to government contractors. Additionally, she has advised tribally-owned entities on unique labor and employment issues, including Native American preferences, sovereign immunity questions, and Title VII jurisdiction.
Ms. Atallah assists clients through Department of Labor compliance audits and investigations and works proactively with clients to establish and maintain effective human resource policies that discourage employment disputes and lawsuits. When necessary, she zealously defends clients faced with a wide range of lawsuits and claims, from wrongful termination to contract disputes. Furthermore, Ms. Atallah vigorously advocates on behalf of her clients that have a unionized workforce, assisting them during collective bargaining, labor-management disputes, and disputes pending before the National Labor Relations Board. Her goal in representing employers is to help retain management rights and avoid costly disputes.