& GALCHUS, P.C.
Integrity | Innovation | Experience
Employment & Labor: Management
CGWG is widely recognized for its representation of client companies in a range of employment-related matters. We understand the importance of maintaining a company’s reputation internally and publicly. That is precisely why we employ innovative and proactive measures to ensure our clients’ policies are in compliance with employment-related laws and regulations. Our efforts help minimize legal exposure and allow our clients to concentrate on business operations. In addition, CGWG attorneys are highly experienced in intervening on behalf of management prior to the formation of a union. Our legal guidance helps clients emerge from the rigorous processes of union organizing and negotiating in the strongest possible position to protect their interests and achieve their long-term business goals
Immigration: Employers & Individuals
The guidance of a lawyer experienced in addressing immigration issues can make a significant difference in whether an employee becomes eligible for work or a family member is granted permanent residence. At CGWG, we provide legal advice and representation in matters involving immigration law. Recognizing the diversity in today’s work force, we support our corporate clients in their employment needs by widening their choices through larger recruit pools. Employers who are hiring both skilled and unskilled labor frequently must meet regulatory requirements with federal immigration law. We assist with guiding the client through compiling the necessary documentation required for compliance. We also provide immigration assistance to individuals independent of employers.
Estate Planning, Trust Administration, & Probate Administration
CGWG attorneys create tailor-made estate plans for clients at various stages of life. We help clients define their goals to develop an estate plan that will provide for various uncertainties while also shaping a legacy that reflects the values of each individual client by providing customized guidance for their family and chosen beneficiaries. Whether a client’s concerns are driven by family dynamics, tax implications or a desire to streamline the succession of affairs on death, CGWG can craft a plan to meet those objectives. CGWG offers an array of estate planning services including revocable living trusts, last wills and testaments, powers of attorney, healthcare powers of attorney, and protection plans for minors. We will assess your needs and offer our advice on the best fit for your situation.
Insurance, Product, & Professional Liability Defense
CGWG attorneys are skilled in the representation of insurance carriers and their insureds. We provide legal counsel to individuals, businesses, public entities, and carriers for a broad array of issues including coverage opinions, defense of insureds, and defense of direct actions against insurance companies. Our attorneys also regularly represent insurers, manufacturers, and suppliers in the defense of products liability actions. We are likewise experienced in the defense of liability claims against a wide variety of professions, including accountants, architects, attorneys, engineers, healthcare providers, and insurance agents. We recognize the impact of various claim on a client’s business practice and work to minimize that disruption while providing an aggressive defense to the claims.
For over two decades, Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus has efficiently represented and defended businesses and employers throughout the Mid-South.
As the largest majority woman-owned law firm in the state of Arkansas, CGWG provides a full range of legal services and is an established leader in the practice of labor, employment, and immigration law. CGWG is committed to providing exceptional legal services and training programs while balancing the interests of the Firm, our clients, our obligations to the legal profession, and the personal lives of our employees.
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