Holland & Hart announced the addition of partner Greg Saylin and of counsel Tyson Horrocks to its Labor and Employment practice in the firm’s Salt Lake City office. They each bring extensive experience representing employers on the full spectrum of issues and challenges they face in efficiently and effectively managing their workforce and culture.
“I see great opportunities moving my practice to Holland & Hart,” said Saylin. “I am pleased to offer my clients the experience of a full-service firm with a longstanding commitment to excellent client service. I am impressed by the firm’s strategic focus on implementing innovative technology solutions that enhance client partnerships and provide efficiencies in workflow, staffing, and cost-savings.”
Saylin, who began his career as a litigation associate at Latham & Watkins in California, draws on more than 20 years of employment and commercial litigation experience to counsel clients how to avoid or efficiently handle employment related challenges and liabilities. Clients particularly trust and appreciate his knack for strategizing how to negotiate dangerous waters, with preventative policies and procedures, as well as counseling about employee circumstances when they arise. Saylin also counsels clients how to remain compliant with employment laws and regulations. He provides training for supervisors and employees on a range of HR-related topics to help employers proactively avoid pitfalls and comply with EEOC and state-specific requirements.
“Holland & Hart is delighted to welcome Greg and Tyson to our sophisticated labor and employment team,” said Bryan Benard, the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group Leader. “Both Greg and Tyson are recognized and valued by their clients for their depth of expertise and pragmatic, business-centric approach. We look forward to collaborating with Greg and Tyson to support our clients’ employment, litigation, and other needs that may impact their workforce and businesses.”
Horrocks leverages his litigation experience to counsel employers how to proactively avoid disputes on matters such as restrictive covenants, wrongful termination, sexual harassment and discrimination, and retaliation. He also provides pragmatic compliance counsel, including audits for Fair Labor Standards Act and other state and federal regulations. Horrocks assists clients to prepare employment-related documents including employment and separation agreements, drug testing policies, and employee handbooks. In commercial litigation matters, he represents commercial clients in business torts, complex disputes, civil fraud, and business valuations.
Before joining Holland & Hart, Saylin and Horrocks were shareholders at a large Utah-based firm where Saylin chaired the Employment Practice Group. When Saylin was elected to the firm’s Board of Directors, Horrocks became chair of the Employment Practice Group.
Holland & Hart’s sophisticated Labor and Employment team provides pragmatic solutions that manage liability risks and protect an employer’s interests, reputation, and business objectives. We partner with our clients to ensure that best practices are in place and minimize the exposure and liability that can result from non-compliant or simply ineffective processes by designing tailored training programs and conducting voluntary audits. We can quickly and efficiently draw on the expertise of our deep bench of attorneys who have significant experience in virtually every area of labor and employment law.
Introducing Greg Saylin, Employment Law Partner