Employment Law

Howard B. Hoffman provides conscientious, dedicated, and affordable legal representation to both employers and employees.


Employer Representation


Howard B. Hoffman provides complete legal representation involving all human resource issues impacting small, medium, or large corporate employers.

As an accomplished and experienced attorney, Howard B. Hoffman provides employers with representation in such areas as:

  • Legal Representation Before Courts, Government Agencies and Unemployment Insurance Hearings;
  • Drafting Employment Contracts, Non-Competition Agreements, Trade Secret Agreements, Severance Agreements, Employment Handbooks, and More;
  • Payroll and Wage/Hour (overtime) Advice, Including Defense of Wage-Related Claims and Suits (including FLSA Collective Actions);
  • Employment Law Training for Managers and/or Employees;
  • Investigations (including sexual harassment complaints);
  • Firing, Discipline, and Medical Leave Questions;
  • Employment Immigration Questions, from Employment Eligibility to Employment Visa Sponsorship;
  • Assistance with Employment Law Compliance;
  • Mediation/Arbitration.

Employee Representation


Howard B. Hoffman provides complete legal representation to reasonable individuals who have legitimate legal concerns and issues arising out of their current or former employment relationship.

Oftentimes, an individual may be very upset with a setback during the course of a career. But a problem that may appear insurmountable today may nevertheless not be as damaging as feared, and still lead to better long-term opportunities. Some career setbacks, however, may be severe and provide reason to pursue all legal options.

Howard B. Hoffman provides objective legal advice that is tempered and balanced with the short and long term career goals of the individual.

By way of example, Howard B. Hoffman has provided representation to employees in the following factual circumstances:

  • Legal Representation Involving Claims of Illegal Discrimination, Illegal Harassment, Disability, Denial of Family/Medical Leave, and Retaliation;
  • Severance Negotiations;
  • Collection of Unpaid Wages (overtime, wages, commissions, and bonuses):
  • Legal Representation Before Courts, Government Agencies and Unemployment Insurance Hearings, Including Defense of Claims By Employers (non-compete, repayment of wages);
  • Advice & Counseling;
  • Civil and Employment Right Claims By Public Employees (including whistleblowing and First Amendment retaliation);
  • Employment Immigration Questions, from Rights in the U.S. to Employment Visa Sponsorship;
  • Representation of law enforcement and other government whistleblowers.