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Missouri Employment Law Attorneys

Serving Missouri and Illinois: 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? If any of these scenarios apply to you, it is important that you understand your rights in the workplace so you can effectively pursue successful litigation regarding these circumstances.

The attorneys at Riggan Law Firm, LLC understand the difficulties surrounding employment law issues, and you can trust that they will have your best interests in mind as they work to help you pursue the results that you need and deserve. The St. Louis employment law firm is dedicated to safeguarding the workplace rights of all employees throughout Missouri and Illinois.

If you are interested in retaining legal representation in your employment law case, contact the firm by phone at (314) 684-8406 or by submitting an online inquiry form here.

    Why You Might Need an Employment Law Attorney

    If you believe your workplace or civil rights have been violated, the team at Riggan Law Firm, LLC can assess your situation, help you understand the applicable laws to your case, and identify possible remedies you may be entitled to for compensation.

    Some common reasons employees might seek legal counsel include:

    • being fired for an unlawful reason;
    • experiencing actual or threatened harassment or retaliation while working;
    • facing discrimination by their employer or co-workers on the basis of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, age, gender, pregnancy, or another legally protected status;
    • being deprived of legally mandated pay, such as minimum wage or overtime;
    • reviewing their employment contract, non-compete agreement, or severance agreement.
    Do I Need a Lawyer?
    • AVVO
    • Super Lawyers
    • AV peer review
    • Top 50 lawyers in St. Louis
    • Expertise

    How Riggan Law Firm, LLC Can Help

    With over 30 years of combined experience practicing law, the firm's attorneys assist residents of Missouri and Illinois with employment law issues for a range of different situations. A major advantage the firm offers to clients is founding member Attorney Russ Riggan’s more than 10 years of experience as an employer defense attorney. This background is a great asset in employment law cases, and is something few other firms can offer clients. Attorney Riggan can build a case that anticipates the exact defenses your employers might try to argue, and he can aggressively fight for your matter in the face of those defense tactics he’s prepared for.

    Speak with an attorney at Riggan Law Firm, LLC today by calling (314) 684-8406 or filling out this online contact form.

    • “They showed the utmost professionalism and were willing to fight for me.”

      - A.H., Customer Service Representative (Overtime Case)
    • “I would recommend them to anyone who needs someone to fight the good fight for them!”

      - S.S., Healthcare Manager (Disability Discrimination Case)
    • “I was very satisfied with the result that Russ helped me achieve.”

      - K.R., High Level Corporate Executive (Severance Negotiation)
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    Our Victories

    Real Stories. Real Results. 
    • Sex Stereotyping $20,000,000 Verdict
    • Severance Package $1,500,000 Settlement
    • Severance Package $1,000,000 Settlement
    • Wage and Hour Lawsuit $800,000 Settlement
    • Wage and Hour Lawsuit $550,000 Settlement
    • Unpaid Overtime $350,000 Settlement
    • Unfair Tip Pooling $350,000 Settlement
    • Disability Discrimination $325,000 Settlement
    • Sexual Harassment $300,000 Settlement
    • Unpaid Overtime $300,000 Settlement
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    Dedicated to Your Best Interests

    The firm takes a client-oriented approach to every case and prioritize attentive and personalized communication with their clients. Founding attorney Russ Riggan has been recognized as one of the Top 50 lawyers in St. Louis, has been selected for the Best Lawyers in America List, and has also received the AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating. Attorney Sam Moore also brings significant experience as a former Missouri State Public Defender, so you can trust the firm to handle whatever your employment case calls for. From unfair discrimination and harassment in the workplace to leaves of absences and wage and hour laws, the attorneys at Riggan Law Firm, LLC will fight for your rights as an employee. You should not have to face discrimination by your employer or co-workers based on your race or sex, or be required to work overtime without pay. Whether you seek legal advice about your situation or want to take legal action, the attorneys at Riggan Law Firm, LLC can fight aggressively for the compensation you deserve.

    Speak with a lawyer by calling (314) 684-8406 or filling out this online contact form.

    Why Choose Riggan Law

    Experienced & Committed
    • Attentive Communication with Every Client
    • Award-Winning Legal Defense
    • Avvo Rated 9.5
    • Over 30 Years of Combined Experience

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    The Stories That Matter

    Hear What Our Clients Have To Say
    • They showed the utmost professionalism and were willing to fight for me.

      “Riggan Law Firm is a firm that is knowledgeable about the law they practice and concerned with getting justice for their clients. They showed the utmost professionalism and were willing to fight for ...”

      - A.H., Customer Service Representative (Overtime Case)
    • I would recommend them to anyone who needs someone to fight the good fight for them!

      “I wanted to take a moment to say a few words about how the Riggan Law Firm handled my case. They did win my case for me, but to me, it wasn’t just about winning. It was not just a case to me, and I ...”

      - S.S., Healthcare Manager (Disability Discrimination Case)
    • I was very satisfied with the result that Russ helped me achieve.

      “I would highly highly recommend Russ Riggan to represent anyone who is looking for an understanding ear, combined with a wealth of experience and true professionalism. Throughout my entire four-month ...”

      - K.R., High Level Corporate Executive (Severance Negotiation)
    • I highly recommend Russ.

      “It was great working with Russ. He made the process quick and easy. He always took the time to make sure I understood what we were discussing and gave me all of my options before making a decision. I ...”

      - S.H., HR Director (Severance Negotiation)
    • I would wholeheartedly recommend Russ Riggan to anyone seeking professional help with an employment situation.

      “I would wholeheartedly recommend Russ Riggan to anyone seeking professional help with an employment situation. He thoroughly reviewed all angles and aspects of what I was experiencing, suggested ...”

      - R.B., Information Technology VP (Severance Negotiation)
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    Feel You're Being Forced to Quit Your Job? Do you want to leave anyway? Let our firm review your case and explore whether we can help with the complexities of the situation by negotiating a solution that best suits both parties.

    Request a Consultation Through The Following Link or Call Us Directly at (314) 684-8406