Employment Law

Russell & Oliver's attorneys are experienced and knowledgeable of all employment-related laws and regulations. According to one of our Fortune 500 clients, we make every effort to understand our client’s business so we can give more than just legal advice but rather partner with our clients to find practical solutions that balance legal compliance with business realities. We have a sincere desire to consistently exceed client expectations on our work product and legal services. The quality of our work surpasses what our clients have previously received from several of the national law firms.




Russell & Oliver's attorneys counsel employers on all aspects of employer-employee relations, having extensive experience with the numerous laws governing civil rights, discrimination, family & medical leave, and disabilities. We place specific emphasis on litigation avoidance through client counseling as well as conducting in-house seminars and training for clients to ensure compliance with employment-related laws and regulations. We also litigate nationally for employers before state and federal courts and governmental agencies.

benefits litigation

Russell & Oliver's attorneys represent employee welfare benefits plans, employers, plan fiduciaries, and third-party administrators in all types of ERISA litigation including benefit denial, breach of fiduciary duty, and ERISA Section 510 claims (unlawful discrimination against a plan participant or beneficiary). The firm's attorneys are admitted to numerous federal courts throughout the U.S. and have represented clients in ERISA cases in virtually every state.


plan drafting

Russell & Oliver's attorneys provide comprehensive employee benefits services to self-funded employee welfare benefit plans, employers, and third-party administrators throughout the U.S. We handle a broad range of health and welfare benefits matters, including the drafting of medical, dental, cafeteria, and severance plans, performing IRS and DOL audits for plan document and SPD (Summary Plan Description) compliance, and drafting plan and SPD amendments and SMMs.