Paige Hoster Good is a trial attorney who represents employers in all phases of labor and employment law, including in individual plaintiff and class/collective action litigation before state and federal courts, regulatory and administrative agencies, and arbitration panels. In addition to defending lawsuits filed under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act, she also represents clients by defending charges of discrimination investigated by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other state agencies.
Paige’s counseling practice encompasses a broad range of employment-related issues, with an emphasis on advising clients on best practices for avoiding litigation. This includes training front-line employees, managers and supervisors, and HR professionals and executives on compliance with federal and state labor and employment laws and assisting employers with implementing anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and anti-retaliation policies and practices; conducting workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and misconduct; drafting and auditing non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements; advising on Form I-9 employment authorization compliance; defending state wage and hour claims; drafting and implementing drug and alcohol testing programs; developing workplace policies and employee handbooks; advising on hiring, discipline, and termination decisions; counseling regarding legal compliance for reductions-in-force and accompanying severance programs, as well as drafting and negotiating severance agreements; and engaging in employment law due diligence associated with merger and acquisition transactions. Additionally, she advises employers on drafting and enforcing confidentiality, non-solicitation, and other restrictive covenants and has represented clients in trade secret litigation and related common law claims for misappropriation of confidential information.
Paige’s experience also includes drafting employment agreements, including executive employment agreements, providing counsel on executive compensation issues, and assisting clients in developing bonus, equity, and incentive plans for executives.
Paige’s career experience includes advising institutions of higher education and other covered employers on compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, a body of law that prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex in educational programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance.
Paige is a frequent speaker on issues affecting the workplace and has been a contributing author to numerous business and professional publications, including The Oklahoman, Oklahoma Employment Law Letter, Midwest Employment Law Letter, HRlaws.com, The Journal Record, and EmployerLINC, a legal blog dedicated to employers and workplace issues.
A portion of her practice is devoted to general civil and business litigation.
Paige’s achievements have earned her inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (employment law – management) and Oklahoma Super Lawyers’ list of “Oklahoma Rising Stars.”
While pursuing her law degree, she served as a legal extern for the Honorable Michael Tupper of the District Court of Cleveland County, worked as a legal intern for the Oklahoma Attorney General Office’s Victims Services and Criminal Appeals Units, and served as Chief Counsel of the OU Legal Clinic.