Mr. Ralph Smith

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Ralph R. Smith, 3rd, is a Shareholder and Vice Chairman of the Labor and Employment Department at the Capehart & Scatchard law firm. Practices in employment litigation and preventative employment practices, including counseling employers on the creation of employment policies, non-compete and trade secret agreements, and training employers to avoid employment-related litigation. Represents both companies and individuals in related complex commercial litigation before federal states courts and administrative agencies in labor and employment cases including race, gender, age, national origin, disability and workplace harassment and discrimination matters,wage-and-hour disputes, restrictive covenants,grievances, arbitrations, drug testing, and employment-related contract issues. 
Mr. Smith also counsels health care clients in reviewing employment contracts, negotiating restrictive covenants and handling actions related to the enforcement of noncompete provisions against physicians and other healthcare professionals.
 

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On-Demand Webinar

Employment Terminations Done Right

Learn how you can do terminations right starting with effective documentation and counselling of employees, from initial issues of problematic performance through possible termination. Learn how to train supervisors on doing documentation of emplo ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
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Doing Employment Handbooks Right

Learn how to effectively draft employment handbooks without losing desired flexibility in handling employment issues. Develop effective policies that meet legal requirements and serve as potential defense vehicles in case you or your company are s ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Avoiding Wage and Hour Problems

Learn about the wage and hour laws that apply to your workplace and gain effective strategies for eliminating problematic compliance issues. Learn the benefits of effective employment classifications and conducting periodic self-audits of your pay ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Doing Employment Handbooks Right

Does your company have an employee handbook? If so, when was the last time that it was updated? If your company does not have an employee handbook, why not?  What is stopping your company from gaining the many legal benefits that come from having ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Paid Leave Laws-The Wave of the Future

In his State of the Union Remarks in 2015, one of the legislative goals mentioned by President Obama was the passage of a national law mandating some form of paid sick leave for employees.  While such is not the law nationally yet, many states and ...

  • 90 Mins