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When you subscribe to your Employment Law Letter, you get a newsletter specifically designed for employers and HR professionals in your state. It's written by attorneys in your state who know the unique challenges and laws you must deal with every day.
Your subscription also includes a powerful package of HR and legal resources listed below at no additional cost.
Charles S. Plumb represents management in all phases of employment law and labor relations. Much of his practice is dedicated to counseling employers on compliance with a broad range of state and federal employment laws and regulations and educating management on best practices for avoiding disputes arising from the employer/employee relationship. He also has extensive litigation experience before federal and state courts, regulatory and administrative agencies, and in arbitration matters involving claims of discrimination, wrongful discharge, retaliatory discharge, breach of contract, and constitutional law violations. His labor practice includes representing management in labor union negotiations and training, collective bargaining, and grievance arbitration.
Charlie is a member of the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section, the Oklahoma Bar Association's Labor Council, and the Media Law Resource Center's Employment Law Committee. He is also a frequent speaker and author on workplace issues.
Charlie's achievements in employment law have earned him inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Oklahoma Super Lawyers, and the Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, where he was lauded as "an impressive public speaker who utilizes his vast experience to effectively defend clients." Researchers at Chambers & Partners also quoted market observers as admiring him for his "practicality of advice and specialized knowledge of complex legal issues," with sources commenting that he "immediately commands respect, is always up to date and knows how to handle a problem."
Sam R. Fulkerson focuses his practice on the representation of management in all phases of the employment relationship, including litigation before federal and state courts, regulatory and administrative agencies, and in arbitration matters. He also handles litigation matters involving the enforcement of non-competition and confidentiality agreements, breach of employment contracts, handbook and personnel policy violations, wage and hour disputes and other disputes arising out of the employment relationship.
Sam has extensive experience in mediating and arbitrating employment disputes before the American Arbitration Association and other alternative dispute resolution organizations. He also has successfully represented employers in ERISA-based lawsuits against third-party administrators for misuse of employer funds, and against insurers for bad faith denial of employer claims under medical excess loss policies.
In addition to litigation matters, Sam assists employers in developing employment policies and arbitration programs, and with preventive training for both management and hourly employees. He also routinely advises employers on hiring, discipline and termination, severance and reduction-in-force matters.
He served as the leader of the firm's Labor and Employment Group for five years.
Courtney Bru represents employers in state and federal labor and employment matters and other issues affecting the workplace. In addition to having extensive experience representing management in all phases of litigation before state and federal courts and regulatory and administrative agencies, a significant portion of her practice is devoted to counseling and training management and human resources professionals on the best practices for reducing risk, avoiding litigation, and maintaining a productive workforce.
Josh Solberg is a trial lawyer who counsels and represents businesses in all areas of labor and employment law, including litigation matters involving all types of wrongful discharge claims, wage and hour disputes, unemployment claims, employment contracts, and other disputes arising from the employer-employee relationship. His experience includes first-chair management of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful discharge matters in both federal and state courts, trial and appellate, as well as in mediation and arbitration. He has also assisted employers in conducting internal investigations and in preparing for audits conducted by the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division.
Josh routinely represents employers in a wide variety of litigation matters, including claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and other federal and state laws governing employers. He also has experience resolving matters before governmental agencies, having represented employers in wage and hour disputes before the Oklahoma Department of Labor and in appellate matters before the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.
Josh’s achievements have earned him inclusion in Oklahoma Super Lawyers’ list of “Oklahoma Rising Stars,” which recognizes the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys.
Paul Ross is a trial lawyer whose primary practice involves the representation of employers in labor and employment disputes. His experience includes first-chair management of discrimination, retaliation and wrongful discharge matters in both federal and state courts, trial and appellate, as well as in arbitration and before governmental agencies. He routinely represents employers in a wide variety of matters, including claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and other federal and state laws governing employers.
Paul also provides training and on-demand advice to employers regarding litigation avoidance and assists in day-to-day planning and decision-making, discrimination and harassment investigations, development of policies and procedures, employment contracts, non-competition and confidentiality agreements, reductions-in-force, and alternatives to reductions-in-force. His diverse client base includes municipalities and nonprofit organizations as well as companies engaged in a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, energy, telecommunications, retail and business services.
Oklahoma Employment Law Letter provides a three-part subscription package to deliver the practical, hands-on advice you need to manage your Oklahoma workforce safely and in compliance with Oklahoma and federal laws. That's because the newsletter's editors are Oklahoma attorneys who defend and counsel employers statewide.
Each issue also keeps you on top of Oklahoma court and U.S. Supreme Court decisions that affect your workforce, all reported with Oklahoma's local laws and policies in mind. You get the information you need to stay in business — and out of the courtroom.
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