Effective Employment Law Attorney in New Mexico
Wrongful Termination or Discharge | Violation of Employment Contract, Law or Public Policy
New Mexico is an “at will” state for employment law purposes. That means that either party to an employment relationship can end it at any time, and for any reason, provided it’s not contrary to the provisions of an employment contract, or in violation of law or public policy. If you have lost your job, and you believe your employer’s actions were illegal, improper or in breach of contract, Buchanan Law can help.
At Buchanan Law, we bring more than 20 years of practice experience to workers throughout the state of New Mexico. Though we focus our practice now on controversies arising in New Mexico, attorney Deena Buchanan has handled employment disputes in more than 20 jurisdictions. She has a comprehensive understanding of the employment laws and the legal process in New Mexico, as well as the court systems here. We maintain an office in Albuquerque, but are available to meet with you face-to-face anywhere in New Mexico.
Deena is a proven and successful trial lawyer.. She has earned the respect of colleagues, judges and clients for her advocacy, thoughtfulness and poise throughout a legal controversy.
We’ve handled enough employment law matters to understand that every situation is unique. We’ll take the time to listen to you, and to learn the details of your situation, as well as what you hope to accomplish. We’ll keep you involved and informed throughout the process, making certain you understand your options, as well as your chances of success, so that you can make smart decisions about how you want to proceed. To set up an appointment or to see if you qualify for a free initial consultation, call our offices at 505-900-3559 or contact us online.
Our Representation in Wrongful Discharge or Termination Cases
We will aggressively advocate for you throughout the legal process, carefully investigating your claims and gathering, evaluating and preserving all relevant evidence. We’ll review the terms of any employment contract, and will consider whether your employer’s conduct constituted violation of law or public policy:
- Discrimination in violation of the New Mexico Human Rights Act or various federal anti-discrimination statutes, such as the ADEA, the ADA and the Civil Rights Act
- Retaliation for exercising your legal rights, including filing a valid workers’ compensation claim, reporting wrongful conduct by your employer or testifying in a proceeding involving your employer
- Wrongful discharge for refusing to condone or participate in illegal or unethical behavior
We’ll help you pursue damages for all your losses, including lost income and wages, as well as lost benefits.
Call Buchanan Law for an Experienced New Mexico Employment Lawyer
Let Buchanan Law fight for you when you’ve been wrongfully fired from your job. To schedule a meeting, send us an e-mail or call us at 505-900-3559 to learn if you are eligible for a free initial consultation. We can meet with you evenings or weekends, upon request. We take all major credit cards.