Charles W. Hill concentrates his practice in the areas of employment law, securities and broker/dealer litigation, contracts and commercial litigation.
Mr. Hill consults with employers concerning employment law decisions regarding their workforce, including discipline, discharge and the implementation of specific policies to ensure compliance with existing employment law, particularly the application of federal and state discrimination statutes. Mr. Hill provides advice and consultation concerning the purchase of employment practices liability insurance including addressing potential coverage issues.
Mr. Hill regularly represents employers in the defense of claims filed with the EEOC and State Human Rights Commissions. He regularly represents employers in federal and state courts in the defense of employment law claims.
Mr. Hill also maintains an active broker/dealer and investment advisory litigation practice. He regularly represents Broker/Dealers, Advisors and securities representatives in securities arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and in securities litigation brought in the federal and state courts, including disputes over investment products, employee transitions, sales practices and corporate governance. He also consults with Broker/Dealers regarding regulatory compliance, examinations, and inquiries.
Mr. Hill is experienced in the defense of class action wage and hour claims, consumer financial claims and product claims.
In addition, Mr. Hill has extensive experience representing clients involved in litigation over restrictive covenants, non-solicits, covenants against disclosure of proprietary information and the protection of trade secrets.