About

Rachel D. Gebaide is a Shareholder in the firm and Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Group. She represents companies in the management of their human resources issues. Rachel regularly represents employers in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies in defending against claims involving allegations of employment discrimination and violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), and other employment laws. Rachel also defends discrimination claims arising under the Fair Housing Act. In addition to her litigation practice, Rachel drafts employee handbooks, employment agreements, non-competition agreements and separation agreements. She regularly counsels clients regarding workplace issues and compliance with the FMLA, FLSA, WARN Act, the Affordable Care Act, and other employment laws. Rachel also has extensive experience in conducting independent internal investigations.

Additional Practitioners

Greg McNeill is a trial attorney and leads the firm’s Sports and Entertainment Group as well. His litigation practice includes business and real estate litigation, construction litigation, commercial landlord/tenant disputes, enforcement of non-competition, confidentiality and trade secret agreements, employment law, intellectual property, church property litigation and appellate practice. As a sports law attorney, he has represented athletes and coaches in the NBA, NFL, Major League Baseball, PGA Golf and other sports in team contract negotiations, endorsement contracts, name and image licensing agreements, book publishing opportunities and public appearances.

Drew Sorrell, a shareholder, focuses his practice on complex commercial issues including litigation of breach of contract, business torts, technology and intellectual property as well as related insurance coverage issues. Drew is the chair of the firm’s multi-discipline Privacy, Cybersecurity and eDiscovery Group and also practices in the technology and privacy/data breach field – both litigation and contractual. He is a frequent speaker and writer on the topic of technology and the law.

Melody B. Lynch is a litigator and founding member of the firm’s Privacy, Cybersecurity and eDiscovery Group. Lynch focuses her legal practice on complex business litigation, banking litigation, probate & trust litigation, intellectual property litigation, privacy & eDiscovery, and labor & employment litigation. She has worked on matters involving a wide variety of business disputes, employment contracts, non-competition agreements, non-disclosure agreements and trade secrets. Her estate litigation practice focuses on matters involving wills, trusts, or guardianships.

Jill Simon works in the firm’s Labor and Employment Law Group. She represents companies with issues regarding human resources. Jill regularly represents employers in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies in defending against claims involving allegations of employment discrimination and violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), and other employment laws. Jill drafts employee handbooks, employment agreements, non-competition agreements and separation agreements. She regularly counsels clients regarding workplace issues and compliance with the FMLA, FLSA, WARN Act, the Affordable Care Act, and other employment laws.

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