I represent employees who've been wrongfully fired because the loss of income only... more
I represent employees who've been wrongfully fired because the loss of income only one part of their damages. When we introduce ourselves, we say things like, "Hi, I'm Joan. I'm a lawyer" or "Hi, I'm Joe, I'm a carpenter." Our jobs are part of our identity, so when an employer fires an employee, the employee's sense of self is also lost.
My practice focuses on providing legal counsel and litigation services to... more
My practice focuses on providing legal counsel and litigation services to individuals who have been sexually harassed, discriminated against by their employers, or sexually abused. I specialize in employment law counseling and litigation, and civil rights law.
I represent and advise individual clients in disability and pension claims. I also... more
I represent and advise individual clients in disability and pension claims. I also have served as class counsel in numerous class actions in the employee benefits and employment discrimination fields, including cases brought on behalf of pension plan participants and beneficiaries arising from imprudent investment of plan assets; employees and job applicants in cases alleging employment discrim... view profile
A civil rights attorney helps protect the personal rights granted to you by the government. When someone violates those rights, a civil rights attorney can help you make them stop these violations, or repay you for any damage they have done to you. Your civil rights are spelled out in federal and state constitutions and in discrimination laws. In fact, civil rights attorneys are sometimes called discrimination attorneys because they frequently handle cases involving a person being treated differently based on gender, age, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.