The attorneys in the Sugarman Law Firm’s Labor and Employment Law Practice Group represent both small and large employers with a wide variety of employment related issues. We handle all types of employment litigation, as well as employment negotiations. We assist employers in drafting, reviewing, and implementing policies, handbooks, severance, and non-compete agreements, and in conducting investigations into allegations of discrimination or other employment-related misconduct.
The Sugarman Law Firm handles cases involving discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation claims, wrongful discharge, wage and hour claims, benefits claims, trade secrets, non-compete agreements, unfair competition, and claims made by the Department of Labor. The attorneys in the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group are familiar with the applicable laws, including the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the New York Human Rights Law, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Our attorneys represent clients before the State Division of Human Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, state and federal courts in New York State, the Department of Labor, and in arbitration and mediation.
The Sugarman Law Firm’s attorneys are also experienced in representing medical professionals, including physicians and nurses, before the Office of Professional Medical Conduct and the Office of Professional Discipline.
Our Labor and Employment Law Practice Group also serves our business and corporate clients by assisting in implementing preventive policies and measures to avoid litigation. We offer employment consulting services to professionals including physicians, nurses, accountants, architects, engineers, stockbrokers, financial advisors, and other professional employees.
We also represent municipalities and school districts and are experienced in labor law and civil service law issues and forums.