Karel Mazanec focuses his practice on labor and employment matters. Karel works with employers across a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, education, construction, financial services, government contractors, nonprofit organizations, and the public sector. He assists clients with a broad range of litigation matters, including discrimination, harassment and retaliation, wage and hour, whistleblower and employment contract disputes, under both federal and state laws. He also counsels employers on a multitude of labor relations and compliance issues, and represents clients in grievance arbitrations and matters before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
Karel has experience working with clients to develop personnel policies and employee handbooks, address compliance issues under federal wage and hour laws, and make hiring, termination, and other personnel decisions. He has helped employers draft a variety of employment documents, including employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-competition and other restrictive covenant agreements, and severance agreements.