Employment Litigation, Counseling, and Compliance

Our Practice


Employment Law is Our Total Focus

Our firm specializes in helping individuals, small businesses, and corporations with workplace legal issues, including litigation and arbitration, employer-employee relations, human resources policies and practices, and legal compliance. With more than 30 years of experience devoted exclusively to employment law, the Michael P. Pappas Law Firm combines large firm quality and expertise with the personal attention, efficiency, and responsiveness you expect.

Practice Areas

  • Discrimination on the basis of race, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and other protected categories.

  • Sexual harassment.

  • Unlawful retaliation and whistleblowing.

  • Breach of employment contracts, commission plans, and compensation agreements.

  • Executive-level severance and compensation disputes.

  • Non-compete, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements.

  • Family and medical leave laws.

  • Wage and hour actions involving overtime, minimum wage, tipping practices, misclassification, and other wage laws, including class and collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York Labor Law.

  • Wage and hour audits by government agencies.

  • Drafting appropriate human resources policies.

  • Review and analysis of employment practices to ensure legal compliance.