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The Workplace Counsel™

Firm Profile

Address:

The Workplace Counsel™
1401 Lawrence Street, Suite 1600
Denver, Colorado 80202

Phone: (303) 625 6400
Fax: (303) 990 8131

Firm Size:

3 Lawyers

Primary Contact:

Jennifer L. Gokenbach
jennifer@theworkplacecounsel.com

Attorneys Admitted to Practice In:

Colorado

Firm Description

The Workplace Counsel™ is a law firm that partners with its business clients to provide real-world answers to help navigate the many complexities of the modern workplace. Our mission is to relieve our clients’ stress, to reduce their costs, and help them overcome the legal hurdles they face. We want our clients to be able to focus on what they do best.

Think of us as your one-stop legal shop for you and your business. We provide real-world answers to help you navigate the many complexities of the modern workplace. At all stages of your business and in all areas of employment law, we have you covered.

To learn more, visit http://www.theworkplacecounsel.com.

Firm Representatives

Jennifer L. Gokenbach regularly represents businesses of all sizes in federal and state courts across the United States and in administrative proceedings, including those before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Civil Rights Division, and the Department of Labor. She also enjoys teaching trial skills as a faculty member with the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, mentoring new lawyers with the Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program (CAMP), and rescuing dogs through OutPaws Animal Rescue in Colorado.

Practice Specialties

  • Employment Litigation Defense
  • Discrimination/Human rights
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wrongful discharge/Wrongful dismissal
  • Class, collective and representative actions (defense of)
  • EEOC/EEO investigations
  • FMLA
  • Retaliation/Whistleblower claims
  • Internal complaint investigations
  • Class actions
  • Wage and hour/FLSA defense/Employment standards
  • Responses to administrative agency charges
  • Employment Counseling and Advice
  • Supervisor and harassment/violence training
  • Handbook Review
  • Compliance/Compliance audits
  • Leave laws
  • Personnel policies
  • Wage and hour audits
  • Employment Contracts and Litigation
  • Non-compete/non-solicit agreements
  • Confidentiality and trade secret agreements
  • Trade secrets and non-compete agreements
  • Termination provisions (statutory requirements and reasonable notice)

Stephen Rotter leverages his employment law knowledge and prosecutorial experience to advise, defend, and litigate on behalf of clients in the following areas:  advice and counsel related to wage and hour laws, discrimination matters, workplace issues, employment law hurdles, and launching business initiatives; Defending against agency investigations and charges; Conducting internal investigations related to employee claims or wrongdoing; Prosecuting restrictive covenant cases, including trade secrets; and Pursuing employee fraud, theft, and embezzlement claims on behalf of employers.

Practice Specialties

  • Employment Litigation Defense
  • Discrimination/Human rights
  • Wrongful discharge/Wrongful dismissal
  • EEOC/EEO investigations
  • Retaliation/Whistleblower claims
  • Internal complaint investigations
  • Employment-related criminal defense
  • Responses to administrative agency charges
  • Employment Counseling and Advice
  • Supervisor and harassment/violence training
  • Handbook Review
  • Compliance/Compliance audits
  • Leave laws
  • Personnel policies
  • Wage and hour audits
  • WARN Act/Plant closings/RIF Planning
  • Employment Contracts and Litigation
  • Non-compete/non-solicit agreements
  • Confidentiality and trade secret agreements
  • Trade secrets and non-compete agreements
  • Defamation
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • OSHA inspection and compliance (US)
  • Workplace Privacy
  • Human Rights