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Employment Law & ERISA

Hoover Hull Turner advises and defends clients in areas of employment law and employee benefits issues. Our focus is, first, on preventing claims against our clients by counseling them on compliance with federal and state and laws such as:

  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Indiana’s Civil Rights Law and Wage Claim and Wage Payment Acts

We defend our clients, in court and before administrative agencies, in disputes arising under these laws. We also represent fiduciaries, employers, third-party administrators, insurers, participants and beneficiaries in employee benefit disputes, including pension and retirement, health and disability, ESOP, and ERISA litigation. Hoover Hull Turner’s ERISA litigation practice has been rated as “Tier 1” in the Indianapolis area by U.S. News’s “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Some of our lawyers’ recent experience includes:

  • Representing clients before the EEOC and in federal court
  • Representing employer before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in defense of summary judgment against employee’s claims
  • Negotiating early settlement of claims through private mediation, court-ordered settlement conferences, and agency ADR processes
  • Representing individuals in ERISA pension plan litigation
  • Obtaining state-court judgment for client and defending judgment before the Indiana Court of Appeals
  • Drafting and revising employee handbooks, policies, separation agreements, and restrictive covenants
  • Conducting internal investigations of discrimination and harassment complaints
  • Consulting on HR matters, including handling of employee leave, disciplinary action, and termination
  • Conducting anti-harassment training and wage/hour training