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Frederick Human Resources Attorney

For many employers, sorting through the maze of employment rules and regulations can be overwhelming. Obtaining professional legal counsel is essential for avoiding lawsuits, reducing exposure to liability and mitigating potential legal hurdles.

The Law Firm of Stephen S. Burgoon provides experienced legal guidance for employers, including small- and medium-sized businesses in a wide range of industries. Mr. Burgoon routinely represents Maryland employers to help ensure compliance with local, state and federal employment regulations.

With 20 years of experience, Mr. Burgoon is skilled at navigating the many complexities of employment law so clients can focus on their business instead of getting bogged down in legal matters.

Legal Services For Employers

Whether you are looking for legal advice on potential hires, planning to terminate an employee or seeking review of employee handbooks, Mr. Burgoon can assist you. He provides legal advice and strategies for all stages of the employment-relationship life cycle.

Mr. Burgoon regularly advises business owners and human resources professionals on all aspects of employment law, including:

  • Reviewing potential hires
  • Employee disciplinary matters
  • Promotions
  • Termination
  • Severance agreements
  • Noncompetition, nonsolicitation and nondisclosure agreements
  • Employment handbook drafting and review
  • Employment contracts (negotiating, drafting and reviewing)
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act for mass layoffs
  • Litigation

He also provides workplace training on preventing sexual harassment and discrimination to minimize employers’ exposure to liability.

High-Caliber Legal Representation

As a solo practitioner, Mr. Burgoon affords each client’s matter a high level of importance. He personally handles 100 percent of each client’s case to provide the highest caliber of service. Mr. Burgoon is readily accessible to clients and offers prompt communication.

Additionally, Mr. Burgoon is sensitive to the economic realities that often come into play. He advises clients on the costs and benefits of particular legal options so they can make decisions on an informed basis.

Contact A Montgomery County Employment Contract Lawyer

To speak with an experienced employment attorney, contact The Law Firm of Stephen S. Burgoon at 301-264-7213 or fill out the  online contact form. Weekend appointments are available as needed. The firm is conveniently located near Interstate 270 in Frederick, Maryland.