Christopher Mayer services a diverse group of clients including industry leaders in healthcare, technology, banking, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, aviation, education, government contracting, staffing, and nonprofit organizations. Christopher defends his clients against single-plaintiff and class/collective action claims involving whistleblowing, retaliation, harassment, discrimination, unpaid wages, breach of employment contracts, misappropriation of trade secrets, and breach of non-competition and non-disclosure agreements. He also prepares employment policies and counsels his clients on day-to-day issues concerning harassment and discrimination complaints, employee leave requests, disability accommodations, compensation matters, employment agreements, releases, hiring, terminations, and reductions-in-force. He regularly investigates workplace complaints and assists his clients in navigating agency audits and investigations.
Christopher represents companies and executives in negotiating complex contracts, separation agreements, and other executive compensation and separation matters. He also helps his clients address the labor and employment aspects of transactional matters such as mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures and assists them with the transfer of employees between entities.
Christopher understands the difficulty health care providers encounter in navigating the regulatory landscape while trying to deliver quality and innovative care to their patients. Sensitive to those concerns, he is knowledgeable about the laws and regulations that impact his clients the most, including HIPAA.
Christopher helps clients with government contracts comply with complex New Jersey and federal non-discrimination and affirmative action requirements and advises them on creating and reviewing affirmative action plans and compliance policies and on preparing for compliance reviews and preventive audits by the OFCCP.