Melissa Cizmorris focuses her practice on employment litigation and counseling. Melissa has litigated in state and federal courts throughout Colorado, Kansas, New York, and New Jersey and represents employers in a variety of labor and employment matters involving Title VII discrimination and harassment claims, FLSA and other wage actions, claims brought under the ADA and FMLA, and non-compete and trade secret enforcement. Melissa also advises human capital and human resources outsourcing companies such as professional employer organizations (PEOs).
Melissa provides a broad range of pre-litigation support to clients, including conducting audits and investigations and drafting handbooks, policies, and agreements. She also assists in interpreting and applying policies, navigating compliance issues, and fairly and effectively handling employee discipline and termination.