Evandro Gigante is a senior counsel in the Labor & Employment Law Department. He represents and counsels clients through a variety of labor and employment matters, including allegations of race, gender, national origin, disability and religious discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, defamation, and breach of contract. Evandro also counsels employers in connection with reductions in force and wage-and-hour issues, and advises clients on restrictive covenant issues, including, for example, confidentiality, non-compete, and non-solicit agreements.
Evandro routinely represents clients in these, and other matters, before federal and state courts, arbitrators and administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the state and local Human Rights Commissions. He also represents clients in traditional labor law matters, including collective bargaining, labor arbitrations and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.
In addition, Evandro has experience representing employers, in both labor and employment law matters, in a range of industries, including financial services, professional sports, publishing, media, high-end retail, executive recuriting, higher education, and others. Evandro also advises charter schools on labor and employment law matters on a pro bono basis.