Frederick Employment Law Attorney
A Maryland Advocate For Employment Claims
The Law Firm of Stephen S. Burgoon provides experienced representation in a wide variety of employment law matters. Many business owners and employees alike consider their vocations a central part of their identities. The firm’s goal in employment cases, whether representing employers or employees, remains centered on achieving effective results that protect clients’ interests and preserve their professional dignity.
Attorney Stephen Burgoon has represented clients in employment matters since 1993. From his office in Frederick, Maryland, he assists clients throughout the surrounding areas.
Comprehensive Employment Law Experience
Mr. Burgoon provides experienced and knowledgeable legal counsel in all areas of state and federal employment law, including:
- Employer representation: The firm provides professional legal guidance for employers, including small- and medium-sized businesses in a wide range of industries. Mr. Burgoon assists employers with navigating the maze of state and federal regulations, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), discrimination-related issues and others.
- Employee representation: Mr. Burgoon provides experienced representation for employees in all types of job- or career-related claims such as sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, severance agreements, wage and overtime issues and unfair retaliation or treatment.
- Employment contracts: Mr. Burgoon offers employment contract negotiation, drafting and review services for both employers and employees. He also handles contract-related litigation.
Mr. Burgoon’s experience includes handling claims before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Maryland Commission On Civil Rights as well as state and federal courts. Where matters can be resolved amicably through negotiation or mediation, he will seek such resolutions. However, should matters proceed to trial, his preparation and oversight ensures clients have a solid claim to present to the court.
Sensitive to the economic realities that accompany most employment-related matters, Mr. Burgoon advises clients on the costs and benefits of particular courses of action so they can make informed decisions on how to proceed.