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Mr. Hoyer has practiced litigation since 1990, since 1993 focusing almost exclusively on employment disputes.


Trained at two of the largest and most prestigious firms in the nation, Mr. Hoyer now devotes his time to making a difference to the lives of individual clients and small businesses.


Mr. Hoyer believes that each of his clients deserves aggressive and cost-effective advocacy, and uses any means necessary to achieve the best result in a timely way.


Mr. Hoyer has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University (1987) and a Law Degree from Georgetown (1990)


Practice areas


  1. Employment: 100%
    26 years, 300 cases


Payment types:

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Contact info

Law Offices of Richard Hoyer

4 Embarcadero Center
Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA, 94111


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Skillful Class Action CounselAlameda County Superior Court2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWhitehead, Porter & Gordon1998 - 2002
AssociateEpstein Beker & Green, PC1993 - 1998
AssociatePillsbury Winthrop1990 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
California Employment Lawyers AssociationMentor2002 - Present
San Francisco Lawyer Referral ServiceMember1998 - Present
State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember1993 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1990 - Present
San Francisco Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
San Francisco Barristers ClubMember1990 - 1998
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
All Day Homecare, Inc. v. Serafina Buresova, et al.,Voluntary dismissal by plaintiff
Butler v. Home DepotSettlement
Ling, et al. v. Regents of the University of CaliforniaSubstantial settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Criminal Law ReviewNo Haven in the Courts for the Sanctuary Movement1989
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Northwestern UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1987