Individual & Class Action Litigation

Large and small businesses alike face the constant threat of individual and class action lawsuits stemming from employment and labor disputes. We defend our clients in a variety of areas ranging from issues related to restrictive covenants like non-compete agreements to discrimination claims to wage and hour proceedings. With a long track record of successfully defending employers, the team of lawyers at McMahon Berger helps clients navigate the litigation process while protecting their business interests. Our class action and litigation attorneys work to minimize costs, secure consistent results, and get employers back to business where they belong.

Put 60 Years of Employment and Labor Expertise on Your Side

Our firm, based in St. Louis, Missouri, represents businesses in litigation before state and federal courts, before administrative agencies, and in arbitration. Our firm is prepared to vigorously defend your case every step of the way:

  • Investigation of claims and disputes
  • Production and review of documents
  • Eliminating improper parties
  • Responding to shortened timelines
  • Coordinating an organized case management system
  • Pragmatic problem-solving before litigation begins
  • Energetic defense throughout the trial and appeals process
Turn to McMahon Berger for experienced representation across all aspects of individual and class action litigation.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law Defense Litigation
  • ERISA & Benefit Plan Litigation
  • Labor Litigation
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Unfair Competition & Trade Secret Litigation
  • Wage & Hour Litigation
  • Whistleblower & Retaliation Litigation

Alternative Dispute Resolution

For over 60 years, McMahon Berger has successfully vindicated employers’ rights in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Our attorneys help clients reach a swifter and often less expensive conclusion versus proceeding all the way to trial.

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Appellate Practice

Sometimes it’s necessary to defend good results in the trial courts or to secure reversals of unfavorable decisions. McMahon Berger engages in appellate work on behalf of employers in both state and federal courts of appeals.

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Arbitration

McMahon Berger has successfully represented employers in arbitration proceedings nationwide. Our attorneys help clients determine whether arbitration is mandatory or appropriate. We also provide experienced representation throughout the process.

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Class Action Litigation

McMahon Berger vigorously defends employers against the liability and expense of class-action lawsuits filed by employees. Our attorneys have successfully stopped many class actions before they got started. We have also obtained numerous court rulings that a dispute was not suitable for class-wide adjudication.

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Commercial Litigation

McMahon Berger represents organizations in litigation that doesn’t involve a claim by an employee. Our attorneys have handled countless commercial, shareholder, member, breach of contract, and other types of disputes on behalf of our clients.

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Employment Law Defense Litigation

McMahon Berger’s employment attorneys are skilled advocates with vast litigation experience and knowledge of the law. When it comes to litigation, we develop a strategy that is tailored to our clients’ needs and desired outcomes. We place our clients in the best possible position for success.

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ERISA & Benefit Plan Litigation

McMahon Berger has successfully represented many employers who have found themselves embroiled in litigation over employee benefits. This area of law requires extensive in-depth understanding of both ERISA and litigation.

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Labor Litigation

McMahon Berger has been successfully representing employers in traditional labor disputes before the NLRB for over 60 years.

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Restrictive Covenants

The attorneys at McMahon Berger are experienced in drafting, reviewing, enforcing, and defending non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.

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Unfair Competition & Trade Secret Litigation

McMahon Berger has significant experience litigating non-competition, non-solicitation, and breach of confidentiality obligations, as well as theft of trade secret cases.

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Wage & Hour Litigation

The law firm of McMahon Berger has been advising and representing employers in wage and hour litigation for over 60 years, both individual claims and those brought in a collective or class action.

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Whistleblower & Retaliation Litigation

McMahon Berger has a substantial track record in handling cases involving whistleblowers and retaliation allegations.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution

For over 60 years, McMahon Berger has successfully vindicated employers’ rights in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Our attorneys help clients reach a swifter and often less expensive conclusion versus proceeding all the way to trial.

Learn More

Appellate Practice

Sometimes it’s necessary to defend good results in the trial courts or to secure reversals of unfavorable decisions. McMahon Berger engages in appellate work on behalf of employers in both state and federal courts of appeals.

Learn More

Arbitration

McMahon Berger has successfully represented employers in arbitration proceedings nationwide. Our attorneys help clients determine whether arbitration is mandatory or appropriate. We also provide experienced representation throughout the process.

Learn More

Class Action Litigation

McMahon Berger vigorously defends employers against the liability and expense of class-action lawsuits filed by employees. Our attorneys have successfully stopped many class actions before they got started. We have also obtained numerous court rulings that a dispute was not suitable for class-wide adjudication.

Learn More

Commercial Litigation

McMahon Berger represents organizations in litigation that doesn’t involve a claim by an employee. Our attorneys have handled countless commercial, shareholder, member, breach of contract, and other types of disputes on behalf of our clients.

Learn More

Employment Law Defense Litigation

McMahon Berger’s employment attorneys are skilled advocates with vast litigation experience and knowledge of the law. When it comes to litigation, we develop a strategy that is tailored to our clients’ needs and desired outcomes. We place our clients in the best possible position for success.

Learn More

ERISA & Benefit Plan Litigation

McMahon Berger has successfully represented many employers who have found themselves embroiled in litigation over employee benefits. This area of law requires extensive in-depth understanding of both ERISA and litigation.

Learn More

Labor Litigation

McMahon Berger has been successfully representing employers in traditional labor disputes before the NLRB for over 60 years.

Learn More

Restrictive Covenants

The attorneys at McMahon Berger are experienced in drafting, reviewing, enforcing, and defending non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.

Learn More

Unfair Competition & Trade Secret Litigation

McMahon Berger has significant experience litigating non-competition, non-solicitation, and breach of confidentiality obligations, as well as theft of trade secret cases.

Learn More

Wage & Hour Litigation

The law firm of McMahon Berger has been advising and representing employers in wage and hour litigation for over 60 years, both individual claims and those brought in a collective or class action.

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Whistleblower & Retaliation Litigation

McMahon Berger has a substantial track record in handling cases involving whistleblowers and retaliation allegations.

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Employment Law

Experienced representation and counseling in all areas of employment law.

Labor Law

Advocacy before arbitrators, mediators, labor boards, agencies, and state and federal courts.

Investigations

Uncovering the facts needed to resolve employment and labor issues.

Nonprofit Counseling

Legal assistance with labor and employment matters for nonprofit organizations.