Spencer Phillips specializes in handling employment law matters brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state Fair Employment Practices Agencies (FEPAs).
He investigates charge allegations, identifies and evaluates pertinent documents, and provides clients an assessment of the risks associated with the charge. Then he defends the charge by drafting persuasive position statements and responses to the agency’s requests for information.
In addition, Mr. Phillips engages in strategic settlement discussions, either through formal mediation processes or informal discussions with mediators, investigators or counsel. Where appropriate, he prepares witnesses for fact-finding conferences and represents clients during on-site agency investigations.
Before starting Employer-Lawyer, PLLC, Mr. Phillips was a Senior Attorney with Littler Mendelson, P.C., the largest employment law firm in the world. Before teaming up with Littler, he was in-house employment counsel for a national telecommunications provider with over 5,000 employees.
In 2008, Mr. Phillips was appointed by the governor of New York to serve as an administrative law judge for the New York State Division of Human Rights. In this capacity, he presided over more than 150 public hearings and mediated more than 200 cases of employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
Mr. Phillips earned his law degree from Brigham Young University. When he is not practicing law, you can find him spending time with his family, preferably at the beach.
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