Our Practice Areas
Attorney Heyel practices in the areas of Employment, Labor, Civil rights and Corporation law, typically representing individuals and small businesses in wrongful termination, wage & hour and corporate human resource matters including, but not limited to:
Representing Clients in all administrative (CHRO / EEOC) and civil claims involving State and Federal Disability discrimination pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and commensurate State anti-discrimination Statutes.
Representing Clients in all administrative and civil claims involving State and Federal Family Medical Leave.
Representing Clients in State and Federal administrative and civil claims involving all aspects of Age Discrimination including the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Older Workers’ Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) and commensurate State anti-discrimination Statutes.
Representing Clients in State & Federal administrative and civil claims involving all aspects of Sexual Harassment including Hostile work environment & Quid pro quo cases.
Pregnancy & LGBTQ Discrimination
Representing Clients in State and Federal administrative and civil claims involving all aspects of Pregnancy Discrimination and Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity cases.
Severance / Non-Compete Agreements / Contract Negotiation:
Representing Clients in all aspects of Severance, Non-Compete Agreements and Contract Negotiations with Employers.
Title VII of 1964 Civil Right act: Race/Religion/Gender/National Origin Discrimination
Prosecuting Title VII claims on behalf of Clients arising from the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which makes it unlawful to discriminate in hiring, firing, promotion, and all other terms, conditions and privileges of employment, on the basis of race, religion, sex, or national origin.
Unemployment Benefit Compensation /Wage & Hour Disputes
Representing Clients before the Connecticut and New York Department(s) of Labor regarding all Wage & Hour & Unemployment Benefit compensation matters, including initial claims and appeals.