The employment lawyers at Elfvin, Klingshirn, Royer & Torch primarily represent individual employees seeking justice for violations of their workplace rights. These include the rights to be free from unlawful harassment and discrimination, to receive minimum wage and overtime pay, to receive benefits like family, medical and disability leave - and to do so without retaliation or reprisals from employers. Our attorneys also help individual employees apply for, and receive, unemployment compensation benefits.
The attorneys at Elfvin, Klingshirn, Royer & Torch often counsel companies on how to comply with complex employment laws. We assist companies in avoiding and resolving disputes and with negotiating and enforcing employment agreements and contracts, including non-competes and severance agreements.
Bruce B. Elfvin is an experienced private and court-appointed mediator. His breadth of experience representing both employees and employers puts him in a distinctive position to assist parties to a legal dispute to find common ground and reach mutually acceptable resolutions.
The lawyers at Elfvin, Klingshirn, Royer & Torch often conduct neutral and independent investigations for employers in Northeast Ohio. We investigate complaints of harassment, discrimination, retaliation and other alleged wrongdoing. We interview key witnesses, review evidence, and provide employers with an unbiased conclusion based on a careful review of the evidence gathered.