Candace strives to be a valued business partner for each and every client. As the Chair of Lewis Wagner’s Labor and Employment Law Practice Group, Candace utilizes her experience as former General Counsel for a number of privately held and publicly traded corporations to provide the client service and practical advice that businesses seek. Candace has extensive experience providing proactive prevention counseling on significant employment issues such as employee discipline and termination, employment policies and practices, reductions in workforce, Family and Medical Leave Act, Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and other coronavirus legislation. She frequently works with clients to provide training on employment and management topics and ensures businesses are protected through the use of tailored employment, non-compete, confidentiality and independent contractor agreements when necessary.
When legal action is unavoidable, Candace defends businesses of all sizes against employment-related claims, including employment discrimination, wage disputes, wrongful termination, employment agreement disputes, unfair labor practices, and civil rights claims. Candace’s diverse background in business allows her to provide focused and strategic advice during federal and state agency investigations and litigation.