Skadden represents clients across the spectrum of labor and employment matters, including allegations of wrongful termination, employment discrimination and noncompetition violations. We also have extensive experience in matters arising in representation proceedings, collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, litigation in state and federal courts, and administrative proceedings before such government agencies as the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, state human rights agencies, and the federal and state Departments of Labor. In addition, the firm advises employers on compliance issues under various labor and employment laws, helping clients to conform their workplace practices and procedures to current law. Our attorneys also provide assistance on issues relating to our firm's general corporate representations. We ranked in the top tier for labor law by U.S. News — Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2017. Our attorneys frequently speak on numerous topics related to labor and employment. We also publish numerous articles and author a column that appears regularly in the New York Law Journal on labor and employment law topics.