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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have a case?
We will evaluate your case during an initial consultation with one of our attorneys. The consultation gives us a chance to talk to you about what happened to you and about your goals and expectations. Based on the information you provide, we will make an assessment about whether your rights have been violated, what claims you can bring, and whether we can represent you.
How do I hire your firm?
The first step is for us to determine whether we can help you. Please call or email us to speak with our intake staff. They will ask you for some basic information about your situation and can schedule a consultation for you to speak with one of our attorneys. If we can represent you, we will enter into a retainer agreement with you.
How much do you charge for a consultation?
We charge $300 for an initial consultation. We can conduct the consultation in person or on the phone. If you have been terminated by your employer, we will waive the initial consultation fee.
What types of cases does your firm handle?
Our firm handles a broad range of employment matters, including contract disputes, discrimination, harassment, hostile work environment, misclassification, retaliation, suitability and security clearance issues, trade secrets, whistleblower, and wage and hour.
Are there any employment cases your firm does NOT handle?
We don’t represent clients in workers' compensation, personal injury, or social security cases.
How much can I win?
The damages you may recover depend upon the facts, evidence, and law in your case. Some laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, put limitations on the damages you can recover. We can discuss this with you during a consultation and through representation.
Who will work on my case?
We will assign your case to one of our attorneys. Depending on the type of case you have, other attorneys and staff members may also assist with your representation. To view our attorney bios please visit the link below. Throughout the course of your case, you will work directly with your assigned attorney.
Attorney Bios
How long will it take before I am able to receive compensation?
The duration of a case varies greatly and is usually unpredictable. In some cases, litigation can take years. However, we can provide estimates based on our experience with similar cases. Your attorney will make sure you are aware of deadlines and next steps.
How much does it cost to hire your firm?
The cost depends on the type of case you have. We may charge you a flat fee, hourly fees, a contingency fee, or a combination of those fees. Your actual costs depend on many factors, including the type of case you have, the number and complexity of your claims, and the amount of evidence in your case. We can give you a broad estimate of potential costs. Additionally, all clients are responsible for any costs involved in your case. These costs may include, but are not limited to, filing fees, postage, costs for third-party vendors, fees to obtain documents and records, deposition costs, and costs we incur to travel to and from meetings for your case.
If I pay hourly fees what will I be billed for?
If you pay us hourly fees, we will bill you for all productive work we perform in your case. This includes time we spend talking to you on the phone, meeting with you, and emailing with you about your case. The attorneys and staff who work on your case will keep records of all of the work they perform.
What can I expect from you?
You can expect us to provide you with honest legal advice based on our knowledge and experience as employment law attorneys, as well as the facts, evidence, and circumstances of your case. We will advise you of the options and risks involved in your case so that you can make informed decisions.
What do you expect from me as a client?
In order for us to provide effective representation, we need you to provide us with accurate and truthful information, promptly respond to our communications, and timely pay your bills.

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