Experienced New Mexico Employment Law Attorney
Protecting Your Rights against Retaliatory Conduct by Your Employer
Under federal and New Mexico laws, your employer cannot retaliate against you for asserting any right granted to you under local, state and federal laws. That means that any adverse act taken against you in response to exercising a legal right may give you the right to pursue legal action against your employer. Retaliation claims can get complex and messy in a hurry. If you’ve been treated improperly for filing a valid workers’ compensation claim, for reporting employer wrongdoing, or for exercising any other legal right, Buchanan Law can help.
At Buchanan Law, we have fought for the rights of workers for more than 20 years. Though we focus our current practice on claims arising in New Mexico, attorney Deena Buchanan has handled employment law controversies in more than 20 jurisdictions, working with EEOC representatives in those states to protect the rights of workers. She has an intimate understanding of the laws and legal procedures in New Mexico, as well as the court systems and how judges try employment law disputes. Though we maintain offices in Albuquerque, we can set up an in-person consultation anywhere in the state.
Attorney Buchanan has extensive trial experience and has served as lead trial counsel on a number of complex, high-stakes employment law disputes. She’s earned accolades from judge, clients and other attorneys for her poise and composure at all stages of a trial.
At Buchanan Law, we know that your case is unique. We’ll carefully investigate to learn exactly what happened, as well as what you need to move forward. We’ll keep you informed and involved at all times, so that you know where you stand and what your options are. To set up an appointment or to inquire whether you qualify for a free initial consultation, call our offices at 505-900-3559 or contact us online.
Our Representation of Employees Who Have Suffered Wrongful Retaliation by Employers
We provide full-service legal counsel to men and women who have victims of wrongful payback or retaliation for asserting their legal rights. We handle claims involving retaliatory conduct for:
- Filing a legitimate workers’ compensation claim, discrimination claim or other legal action
- Reporting illegal, unethical or inappropriate actions by an employer
- Opposing an employer’s request to engage in illegal acts or to remain silent about illegal, unethical or wrongful acts
- Testifying at any hearing, proceeding, meeting or trial
If you have been terminated in retaliation for exercising your legal rights, we can help you seek reinstatement, if desired. We can also help you recover compensation for lost earnings and any other losses/injury resulting from the wrongful retaliation.
Contact Our Office for Experienced Representation after Retaliation by an Employer
We have the skill, knowledge, experience and resources to help you pursue full and fair compensation when an employer wrongfully subjects you to retaliation. Send us an e-mail or call our office at 505-900-3559 to arrange a meeting or to learn if you are eligible for a free initial consultation. We can meet with you evenings or weekends. We accept all major credit cards.
We may handle your workplace retaliation claim on a contingency basis. If we do, you won’t pay any attorney fees unless you get compensation for your losses.