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Practice Area


Your employees are the lifeblood of your organization. At Winthrop, we know the value of maintaining a healthy relationship with your workforce, and we counsel employers in working through your plans, concerns, and issues, to ensure your business continues to function smoothly. We find creative, practical solutions in employee benefits, employee claims issues, and, when necessary, litigation, to deliver efficient results in a manner that is least disruptive to your everyday business operations.


Employee Benefits

Your business relies on the hard work of your employees, and of course it follows that you take care of them though benefits and compensation plans. Our attorneys work with you to develop cost-effective solutions for employee benefits plans including qualified retirement plans, contested matters and compliance resolution, welfare and fringe benefits, nonqualified and executive …

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Employment Counseling

Winthrop’s attorneys assist clients on federal and state employment law compliance, policies to prevent unlawful discrimination or harassment, training programs, investigating and responding to complaints, preparing employee handbooks, drug-testing programs, non-compete, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements, and other areas.

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Executive Transition Counseling

For executives making a transition during the course of their careers, there are many facets to consider and negotiations that occur along the way. Winthrop & Weinstine’s Employment team has a long history of working closely with executives and representing their interests as they transition into or out of an organization. With our extensive experience …

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Employment Litigation

Winthrop’s multi-disciplinary Employment team helps clients resolve employment related disputes on all sides, from counseling and issue-spotting to litigation, with common sense and commitment to defending the future of your business.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Litigation can be expensive and time consuming, and results are public, but there are alternative methods for resolving disputes which may be less costly, faster, and private. The key is finding a neutral who will commit the time and attention necessary to resolve even the most difficult and challenging disputes. Our team of trained and experienced Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) attorneys serve as neutrals in arbitration, mediation, early neutral evaluation and other methods of dispute resolution.

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Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Artificial Intelligence

Winthrop & Weinstine provides a wide range of data privacy and security legal services as cybersecurity threats mount around the world. With data breaches making headlines, Winthrop & Weinstine’s Data Privacy & Security Practice helps clients navigate the most complex and most current data privacy legislation and regulations, including global privacy regimes such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to manage their data privacy and cybersecurity risk.

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