Practice Areas

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Employment Counseling, Education and Litigation

AYS provides invaluable advice to business owners, human resources executives, and line managers on a wide range of employment issues, including:

  • Labor & employment issues;

  • State regulation compliance;

  • Employment policies & agreement drafting; and,

  • Advising HR teams on effective resolution & disciplinary matters.

While our attorneys have the experience to handle a wide range of complex employment disputes, their primary goal is prevention. Still, litigation is a fact of life in business; our attorneys have a successful track record of resolving cases for reasonable value as well as trial defense verdicts.



Our team has extensive experience with legal and business issues including:

  • Workers compensation;

  • Slip-and-fall accident; and,

  • Customer injury lawsuit.

Representing insurance companies, private businesses and governmental entities, our years of experience gained through a defense-directed practice allow us to quickly and correctly analyze issues, risks, and exposures for litigation.

Workplace Investigations

We acquire broad experience in conducting clients' most sensitive and complex corporate and workplace internal investigations. The firm regularly advises clients, including through expedited and thorough internal investigations, on concerns regarding:

  • Discrimination;

  • Harassment/sexual harassment;

  • Retaliation; and,

  • Employee misconduct.

In addition, we advise clients on human resources' best practices, including the implementation of policies relating to employee relations, termination, and conflict resolution.


Cannabis Licensing, Operational Development, AnD Regulatory Compliance

AYS is uniquely situated to assist clients in achieving their business goals in this rapidly growing industry. We possess an in-house cannabis unit that offers licensing application creation and refinement, guidance for state licensing compliance, and business plan development.

Business & Commercial Litigation

The firm is proud to partner with our clients in navigating the ever-changing and increasingly complex state and federal employment laws and regulations, thus enabling them to do what they do best: focus on their core businesses. Whether it’s a breach of contract or relating to partnership disputes, our team will use innovative strategies to help provide you with the advice and information necessary to make informed decisions. If absolutely necessary, we will aggressively seek litigation solutions, and also have significant expertise in alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration.