Molly Shah focuses her practice on employment law and employment discrimination litigation. She represents management in the full range of issues related to the employment relationship, including the litigation of class and collective action matters and claims involving:
- Discrimination and harassment suits on the basis of age, race, national origin, gender and disability
- Hiring practices including the use of background checks
- Leave issues
- Non-competition and non-solicitation agreements
- Retaliation claims
Molly is well-versed in matters that arise under Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and various North Carolina state employment-related laws. She appears in state and federal courts and has handled administrative charges before numerous state and federal administrative agencies.
Additionally, Molly advises employers on a wide variety of employment issues, including strategies for minimizing potential litigation on a range of human resources issues and overall best employment management practices, including employment policies, employee discipline, investigations, handbooks, contracts, and agreements. She also develops training programs for various audiences on such issues as wage and hour, hiring, privacy, and Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO), and drafting employee policies and handbooks.
Most frequently, Molly works with the following types of clients:
- Healthcare companies
- Construction companies
- Distribution companies
- Insurance companies
- Staffing companies
- Energy providers
- Waste haulers
- Food services
- Cable and satellite providers
Prior to working at Littler Mendelson, Molly was an associate at another firm where she practiced exclusively labor and employment law.