Bob Quackenboss | Partner | Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Bob is a litigator who represents businesses in resolving their complex labor, employment, trade secret, non-compete and related commercial disputes. Bob was recognized as a Labor & Employment Star in Benchmark Litigation’s Rankings for 2019-2020. He advises employers regarding union organizing activities, manages union election campaigns and litigates labor arbitrations nationwide. He also serves as co-chair of the firm’s Unfair Competition and Information Protection Task Force, which concentrates on trade secret theft, restrictive covenant and non-competition matters. He handles complex employment discrimination, harassment, and wage-and-hour disputes, including class and collective actions. His practice includes a focus on data and emerging technology in the workplace. He designs and defends programs for conducting criminal background checks in the hiring process and is a leader in the firm’s L&E Emerging Technology Practice Group.
Bob can be reached by email at rquackenboss@HuntonAK.com or by phone at 202.955.1950 or 212.309.1336
Kevin White | Partner | Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Kevin co-chairs the firm’s labor and employment team and has a national practice that focuses on complex employment litigation and employment advice and counseling. In particular, Kevin has extensive experience representing clients in the retail and energy industries in discrimination class action litigation, governmental agency systemic discrimination investigations, and wage and hour litigation. Other significant aspects of his practice include conducting internal investigations, advising clients regarding executive contract issues, developing criminal background check programs, and monitoring client personnel actions for evidence of disparate impact discrimination. As the labor and employment field continually evolves, Kevin’s practice also includes evaluating and guiding employers regarding the use and influence of artificial intelligence and technology in the workplace. He advises employers during the hiring and onboarding process while identifying potential discrimination concerns impacted by the use of new technology and automated screening.
Kevin can be reached by email at kwhite@HuntonAK.com or by phone at 202.955.1886 or 713.229.5708
Madalyn (Maddie) Doucet | Associate | Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Maddie represents employers in all phases of the employment relationship, advising clients on compliance with federal and state laws and representing them in labor and employment disputes. Maddie’s practice focuses on providing effective advice and efficient solutions to employers facing a wide range of labor and employment issues. From the initial employment application to the end of the employment relationship, she counsels clients on compliance with laws and regulations, and defends them when necessary in investigations, employment and labor disputes and related litigation. Before attending law school, Maddie was both employed by and an owner of small businesses, and she understands that managing the employment relationship is a critical piece of achieving larger business objectives.
Maddie can be reached by email at mdoucet@HuntonAK.com or by phone at 202.955.1577