The attorneys of Kamer Zucker Abbott are dedicated to
providing exceptional legal services to employers in the areas of labor and employment
law. The Firm is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and
is named in America's Leading Business Lawyers: The Client Guide (Chambers USA,
2006) as a leading Nevada law firm in the area of labor and employment law defense.
As labor and employment law issues continue to become
more complex, Kamer Zucker Abbott remains at the forefront, providing clients with
the information, training and advice needed to maintain productive workplaces. The
firm's attorneys strive to serve their clients in a personal and responsive manner to meet
each client's distinctive needs.
The Firm's attorneys strongly believe that employers are
best served through the prevention of employment claims and litigation. As such, Kamer
Zucker Abbott provides consultation and training on preventing and remedying harassment;
proper methods for investigating workplace issues; discipline of employees; union avoidance;
collective bargaining; contract administration; creation and maintenance of effective human
resources policies; and compliance with federal employment and civil rights statutes, including
Nevada's somewhat unique employment laws. The Firm also provides its clients with up-to-date
information on legal issues and new developments through its website, our client-exclusive
e-mail services, and labor and employment law seminars.
While focused on helping its clients avoid the minefields of modern
day litigation, Kamer Zucker Abbott also maintains a very successful litigation and
appellate practice. Each client's defense is driven solely by the client's individual
goals, ranging from quickly disposing of claims to establishing important legal precedent.
Some of the firm's more notable cases are
Clark County School District v. Breeden, 532 U.S. 268 (2001), a Title VII
sexual harassment and retaliation case decided by a unanimous United States Supreme Court,
Desert Palace, Inc., 336. N.L.R.B.
271 (2001), a National Labor Relations Act case upholding an employer's right to require
confidentiality during sensitve internal investigations, and
Nevada Employment Security Department v.
Holmes, 112 Nev. 275 (1996), upholding before the Nevada Supreme Court the right of
employers to conduct hair testing and issue discipline for illegal drug use.
Kamer Zucker Abbott represents clients before the United States Supreme Court, the
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the United States District Court for
the District of Nevada, the Nevada Supreme Court, the Eighth Judicial District Court for
Clark County, Nevada, as well as the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor - Wage and Hour Division, the Office of Chief
Hearing Administrative Officer of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Nevada State Labor
Commission, the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, the State of Nevada Local Government
Employee-Management Relations Board, and the Nevada Employment Security Division.