Stephen Vaughan advises clients on a wide range of employment law issues, including terminations, employment and severance agreements, employment-related claims, worker classification, post-termination covenants against competition, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary and other duties, fraud, tortious interference, and trademark infringement. He has successfully argued motions for preliminary injunctive relief in a variety of contexts, and has served as first chair and co-chair in federal and state courts trials on behalf of the firm’s clients. Stephen is a member of the firm’s Labor, Employment, and Higher Education practice group.
Stephen also advises and provides training to higher education institutions on the Clery Act, Title IX, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
In addition, Stephen has significant investigation experience, including conducting internal investigations and defending corporations, individuals, and higher education institutions in investigations conducted by Congress, the Department of Justice, United States attorneys and attorneys general of numerous states, and other state and federal agencies.
Stephen has represented employers in a wide range of matters involving litigation and investigations, including:
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