Our attorneys have extensive experience representing clients in corporate investigations, employee concerns and allegation response matters, including regulatory enforcement proceedings, criminal cases and matters involving fraud, corporate theft, unfair competition and employee misconduct.  We specialize in conducting corporate investigations in the energy, technology, software and transportation industries and have handled complex internal investigations involving the interviews of hundreds of witnesses.  We have experience in a wide variety of employee concerns and allegation matters and aggressively promote client interests before state and federal courts and in mediation and arbitration proceedings, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and other state and federal agencies.  We have represented corporations and hundreds of their employees in connection with government investigations and regulatory enforcement proceedings.

We take a preventative approach in counseling clients and have extensive experience in the following areas:

  • preparation of employee training materials and personnel policies
  • separation/retention of employees
  • implementation of discipline and discharge protocols
  • preparation of confidentiality agreements and trade secret programs
  • compliance with health and safety regulations

Brown Werner attorneys counsel employers with regard to workplace investigations, including allegations of employee misconduct.  We are frequently called upon to assist with investigations of employee concerns, employment discrimination, disability, “whistleblower” claims and compliance with safety culture and security culture policies.

Brown Werner attorneys also provide specialized employment-related services to address the business needs of our clients.  These services include performance of employment practice audits and training programs designed to meet a client’s specific needs with regard to a wide variety of workplace issues, including harassment, compliance with employment discrimination laws, minimizing liability in discipline and discharge decisions and compliance with government regulations.