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Wesley Redmond has more than 25 years of experience as a labor and employment attorney.

Wesley regularly represents clients in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. His experience covers the spectrum of employment suits, from defending employers against allegations of discrimination, sexual and racial harassment, wrongful discharge and violations of wage and hour laws, to handling cases under the ADA, ERISA, FMLA, and various retaliatory discharge statutes. He also represents employers in matters involving covenants not to compete, trade secrets and employment contracts. Recently, he has been involved in various class and collective actions alleging wage and hour and other violations. His early legal experience included a law school clerkship that exposed him to an employment discrimination case before the United States Supreme Court, and, in a separate matter, what was the largest employment discrimination class action ever filed at that time.

Wesley's experience is not limited solely to defense. He also provides advice and counsel to clients on how to minimize potential liability under the state and federal employment laws, including in connection with mass layoffs and reductions in force, and presents harassment and wage and hour training for clients. He advises companies concerning employment policies and procedures, employee handbooks, confidentiality agreements, and severance and release agreements. In both litigation and counseling, Wesley has represented clients in a number of industries, including real estate, manufacturing, retail, transportation, construction, computer, health care, restaurants and service entities, and not-for-profit organizations.

Representative Experience
  • Defense verdict in multi-plaintiff fraud case arising out of agreements with independent contractors relating to workers' compensation and other insurance issues.
  • Summary judgment granted for health care provider in age discrimination case alleging constructive discharge, hostile work environment, and discrimination in discipline and pay.
  • Summary judgment granted in Family and Medical Leave Act case for alleged discharge for taking FMLA leave.
  • Obtained verdict in excess of $500,000.00 for breach of non-solicitation agreement, breach of duty of loyalty, and violation of Alabama Trade Secrets Act.
  • Obtained $117,000.00 verdict in breach of non-competition and non-solicitation agreement.
  • Obtained preliminary and permanent injunction in non-competition and non-solicitation case against seller of business.
  • Summary judgment granted in case alleging multiple instances of race discrimination and violations of the ADA and FMLA.
  • Obtained summary judgment in action asserting sexual harassment, retaliation, and various state law torts.
  • Obtained dismissal at pleading stage of class action allegations in an action with a class alleged to consist of 85,000 current and former employees.
  • Obtained summary judgment on retaliatory discharge claim following allegations of complaints of racial harassment.
  • Obtained dismissal of retaliatory discharge claim based on Plaintiff's failure to amend complaint appropriately to add discharge claim.
  • Successfully defended employer before OSHA on whistleblower claim.
  • Represented various clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and obtained "no cause" determinations.
  • Obtained summary judgment for educational institution on claims by former student.
  • Obtained protective order prohibiting deposition of Chief Executive Officer of large public company.
  • Obtained order awarding arbitration of employment discrimination claim based on language in Partnership Agreement.
  • Prevented state-wide certification in FLSA collective action.
Honors & Awards
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell