Joshua F. Alloy | Arnold & Porter
Josh Alloy handles all aspects of labor and employment matters involving day-to-day counseling, transactions, and litigation. Josh has experience conducting internal investigations and audits and advising and defending clients in connection with internal complaints and administrative proceedings before federal and state agencies. He regularly advises clients on complicated leave and disability issues, non-compete and trade secrets, independent contractor and employee classifications, government contractor compliance, and employment aspects of corporate transactions. Josh drafts and negotiates employment and consulting contracts, separation agreements, commission and compensation plans, and workplace policies and handbooks, and counsels clients on terminations, reductions-in-force, and alternatives to layoffs. He also frequently conducts in-house harassment and diversity trainings.
In addition, Josh defends clients against individual and class claims of employment discrimination and harassment, retaliation, wage-hour violations, constitutional violations, and breach of contract in federal and state courts, arbitrations, and administrative proceedings. His work and clients cut across almost every industry, including financial services, insurance, media, sports and entertainment, healthcare, hospitality, science and technology, national security, government contracting, and telecommunications, as well as tax-exempt organizations and foundations.
Josh writes frequently on cutting-edge labor and employment law matters, including wage hour issues and both D.C.- and NY-area developments.
He earned his J.D. in 2001 from the University of Pennsylvania, cum laude, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif, received the M.H. Goldstein Memorial Prize for Labor Law, and served as Senior Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.
Matthew R. Diton | Arnold & Porter
Matthew Diton focuses his practice on various labor and employment matters. An experienced litigator in both court and arbitration, Matthew has experience representing employers with respect to claims of trade secret misappropriation, discrimination, wrongful termination, whistleblower, harassment, wage and hour, and other federal and state law claims. His litigation experience extends through all stages of a case, from initial investigation through the final appeal.
In addition to his litigation practice, Matthew maintains an active counseling practice, advising employers on a wide range of everyday employment matters, such as complying with state and federal leave and wage and hour laws, and navigating issues relating to restrictive covenants (including non-competition agreements, non-solicitation agreements, and similar issues relating to employee departures). He has also conducted numerous investigations on a variety of employment matters, including those involving allegations of harassment, discrimination, and similar workplace misconduct.
Matthew graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from the Duke University School of Law. While in law school, he served as an Articles Editor of Law & Contemporary Problems and interned for Magistrate Judge Joe Webster of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.