Missouri Employment Law Attorneys

30+ Years of Collective Experience

Are you involved in an employment law dispute? Have you been facing discrimination in the workplace? Have you been wrongfully terminated from your position? It is important that you understand your rights and that you are able to effectively pursue successful results for the situation that you face.

At Riggan Law Firm, the attorneys understand the difficulties associated with employment law issues, and you can be sure that they will work to help you pursue the results that you need and deserve. The employment law firm is dedicated to safeguarding the workplace rights of employees in Missouri and Illinois.

If you are interested in retaining representation, please complete our case submission form or for general questions you may contact the law office by phone at (314) 684-8406.

How Riggan Law Firm Can Help You

If you believe your workplace or civil rights have been violated, then Riggan Law Firm can help you understand your rights and the possible remedies to which you may be entitled.

  • Perhaps you were fired for an unlawful reason.
  • Maybe you are still employed but are the victim of actual or threatened harassment or retaliation.
  • You may have been discriminated against by your employer or co-workers on the basis of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, age, gender, pregnancy, or another legally protected status
  • It may be that you are being deprived of legally mandated pay, such as minimum wage or overtime.
  • Perhaps you need legal counsel to review an employment contract, non-compete agreement, or severance agreement.

In any event, the firm's attorneys can help you address your employment law dispute or issue.

The firm's attorneys assist residents of Missouri and Illinois with various employment law issues and have more than 30 years of combined experience practicing law. Another tremendous advantage the firm offers to clients is that, for nearly 10 years, the firm's founding member, Russ Riggan, practiced as an employer defense attorney. This experience is a great asset in employment law cases that few other law firms can offer to clients. The firm can help build a case to specifically target the defenses of your employers and to aggressively pursue your rights in court.

  • AVVO
  • super lawyers
  • AV peer review
  • Top 50 lawyers in St. Louis
  • Expertise

Why to Choose Riggan Law:

  • Over 30 Years of
    Combined Experience

  • Avvo Rated 9.5

  • Client Service Oriented

  • Attentive Communication with Every Client

Our Victories

  • $19,970,000
    In a jury trial on behalf of a St. Louis County police officer, Riggan Law Firm, LLC obtained jury verdicts on sex stereotyping and retaliation claims, and the jury awarded a total of $19.97 Million in actual and punitive damages.
  • $1,500,000
    Severance package negotiated on behalf of executive employee.
  • $1,000,000
    Severance package negotiated on behalf of executive employee.
  • $800,000
    Settlement in class and collective wage and hour lawsuit.
  • $550,000
    Settlement in class and collective wage and hour lawsuit.
  • $350,000
    Settlement in class and collective lawsuit involving claims of unpaid overtime.
  • $350,000
    Settlement in class and collective minimum wage lawsuit involving claims of unfair tip pooling.
  • $325,000
    Settlement in case involving disability discrimination claims.
  • $300,000
    Judgment in sexual harassment and retaliation case, following a jury verdict in our client’s favor.
  • $300,000
    Settlement in collective action lawsuit involving claims for unpaid overtime and retaliation.

Dedicated to Your Best Interests

Sadly, there are many situations in which employees suffer from retaliatory actions of employers after threatening to report or reporting an employer for misconduct. Wrongful termination, demotion, and many other circumstances can arise as retaliation by employers, and it is vital that you are defended against such unlawful punishment for your legal actions. The firm's lawyers have seen the effects of these issues, and you can be sure that they will put this experience to work for you if you choose to work with them.

At Riggan Law Firm, the professional legal team is highly experienced and understanding of all aspects of Missouri & Illinois employment law. Contact the firm today to discuss the discrimination or other violations of rights that you are suffering and to ensure that your rights are protected and to begin the process of pursuing the results that you need for your situation.

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