Since joining Crowe & Dunlevy in 2000, Mr. Childers has successfully represented management in cases brought by employees under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, Oklahoma's workers' compensation laws, Oklahoma's noncompete and nonsolicitation statutes and Oklahoma's Open Meeting and Open Records Acts.
In addition to his litigation work for employers, he has handled EEOC and Oklahoma Human Rights Commission investigations as well as Oklahoma Employment Security Commission hearings.
Mr. Childers counsels employers with questions about personnel decisions, ranging from proper termination of an employee to the proper procedures for garnishing an employee's paycheck.
He has also crafted and revised employment policies for employee handbooks.
Mr. Childers received his BA in Political Science (1997) and his JD (2000), both with honors, from the University of Oklahoma. He also attended the summer program at the Queens College at Oxford University in Oxford, England.