Employment Law & Executive Counseling
Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, LLP’s employment law and executive counseling practice focuses on both employees and employers, in all aspects of the employment relationship. The practice includes both counseling and negotiating on behalf of individuals and companies regarding matters of concern and, when necessary, litigating such matters before federal and state courts, administrative agencies and arbitration panels. The employment practice is led by Laura B. Hoguet, who had 28 years of experience with banking, corporate and employment cases at the international law firm of White & Case before co-founding Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, LLP in 1996.
On behalf of employers, Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, LLP advises clients concerning hiring and termination procedures, policies and practices, employee misconduct, proper classification of employees, litigation avoidance, and compliance with anti-discrimination laws and other federal and New York state laws governing employment, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, New York Executive Law, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York Labor Law.
On behalf of employees, Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, LLP advises clients concerning sexual harassment and discrimination claims, compensation disputes, employment and independent contractor agreements, offer letters, severance arrangements, all forms of restrictive covenants (including non-competition and non-solicitation agreements), shareholder agreements and other business arrangements.