Law Office of Andrew Cabana P.C.

Services

As a solo practitioner, Andrew Cabana specializes in civil litigation, employment law, employment defense and employment litigation.  Mr. Cabana also assists individuals and families with their estate planning needs.  The Law Office of Andrew Cabana, PC is conveniently located just outside of Washington D.C., in Alexandria, Virginia.  Mr. Cabana is admitted to practice in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, as well as in numerous federal trial and appellate courts.  With over ten years of experience, Mr. Cabana is a skilled attorney who has assisted businesses and executives in complying with a myriad of employment laws and in resolving numerous disputes.  Mr. Cabana stands ready to assist you.

Often, more than one area of legal expertise is required.  There is no need to hire multiple attorneys.  I can provide your business with comprehensive legal support and advocate for you in many areas of law.

Our services include:


 Civil Litigation  Employee Handbook Review
 Employment Law  Wage & Hour Compliance
 Employment Litigation & Defense  Government Investigations
 Contracts  Harassment Prevention 
 Employee Benefits   Executive & Employee Training
 Business Law & Non-Profits   Estate Planning


SERVICES

Civil Litigation

Mr. Cabana represents businesses and executives in state and federal trial and appellate courts. He has represented clients in litigation and arbitrations involving breach of contract, assault and battery, negligence, defamation, invasion of privacy, intentional infliction of emotional distress, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, civil conspiracy, fraud, malicious prosecution, and wrongful termination.

Employment Law

Mr. Cabana routinely advises clients on compliance with a myriad of state and federal laws governing employment, including the False Claims Act, Sarbanes-Oxley, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Employment Retirement Income Security Act, the National Labor Relations Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Title VII.  Mr. Cabana routinely prepares and reviews personnel policies, performance improvement plans and handbooks.  He also counsels management on litigation avoidance and mitigation strategies.

Employment Litigation

Mr. Cabana represents executives and management in state and federal trial and appellate courts and before federal and state agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and U.S. Department of labor.  He has defended parties in litigation and arbitration involving discrimination, harassment and retaliation, the False Claims Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower claims, the Dodd-Frank Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Employment Retirement Income Security Act, the National Labor Relations Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Title VII. 

Contracts

Mr. Cabana has experience drafting and reviewing employment agreements for both businesses and executives.  He also routinely prepares and reviews severance agreements.  Mr. Cabana has also prepared and reviewed numerous non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements. 

Employee Benefits

Mr. Cabana has experience in ERISA litigation and counseling including issues relating to pension and welfare benefit claims, collection of delinquent contributions, withdrawal liability, successor and control group liability, reimbursement of benefit over payments, and enforcement of consent and confessed judgments.  He has advised clients on compliance with the Maryland Flexible Leave Act.  Mr. Cabana has also assisted clients in complying with HIPAA security regulations. 

Handbook Review

Mr. Cabana prepares and reviews personnel policies and employee handbooks and personnel manuals.  An employee handbook is one of the most important communications between a company and its employees.  A well written Handbook will establish expectations for your employees, and will also explain what they can expect from the company. It is essential that every company have a Handbook that is as clear and as unambiguous as possible. Misstatements in a handbook are a constant source of litigation.

Wage and Hour Compliance

Mr. Cabana advises clients on wage and hour compliance, including the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.  He has successfully defended clients accused of violating the FLSA, the Maryland Wage and Hour law, the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Act, the Maryland Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the D.C. Minimum Wage Act, the D.C. Wage Payment and Wage Collection Law, the D.C. Living Wage Act, the D.C. Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act, the Virginia Payment of Wages Law, the Virginia Minimum Wage Act, and the Virginia Equal Pay Act.

Government Investigations

Mr. Cabana is skilled in responding to government investigations initiated by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or the U.S. Department of Labor.  He can also advise clients on the proper methodology to follow when conducting a parallel internal investigation.  He advises clients on the appropriateness of joint defense agreements between the company and its executives, e-discovery compliance, and the importance of document retention. 

Harassment Prevention

Sexual and other forms of harassment are a constant source of litigation.  Mr. Cabana is skilled at formulating policies and strategies to prevent harassment before it occurs.  A properly designed anti-harassment policy, which may include an anti-harassment training program, offers employers a strong defense.  When harassment has already allegedly occurred, Mr. Cabana is available to offer responsive strategies to prevent any future harassment and mitigate the employer’s potential exposure.

Executive and Employee Training

Mr. Cabana is available to train employees and executives on a variety of employment law topics including: the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and Title VII.  He also routinely trains employees and executives in the prevention of sexual and all other kinds of harassment, retaliation, and bullying.

Business Law and Non-Profits

Mr. Cabana has experience advising businesses and non-profits on a variety of issues including incorporation, business formation, and regulatory compliance.

Estate Planning

An estate plan is a crucial piece of any individual’s financial planning.  Your estate plan not only controls the distribution of your assets following your death, it also provides for the management of your assets in the event of your incapacity.  An estate plan should also provide for the care of your children and their descendants and protection of assets from loss due to divorce, lawsuits and/or estate tax.  Mr. Cabana is available to assist individuals and families with all aspects of their estate planning including: Wills, Medical Directives, Financial Power of Attorney, and Revocable (living) Trusts.

Serving Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia


 

 

 

Law Office of Andrew Cabana PC

2121 Eisenhower avenue, Suite 200 
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-518-7930 (phone)

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