Practice Areas

Our firm’s practice encompasses all types of civil trials and appeals in the state and federal courts, focusing on employment and business law. We represent employees and small to mid-size employers in all aspects of business and employment law. Whether you are a woman denied medical leave or terminated because of your pregnancy, or a business owner who needs advice on how to accommodate a disabled employee, the Hess Law Firm will help you achieve your goals.

Our Practice Areas Include:

Employment and Labor Law

The Hess Law Firm team analyzes your individual situation to determine what legal options are available to you and which of those paths will serve you best in settlement negotiations or court.  We offer services in all areas of employment and labor law, including, but not limited to the following:
  • ‌Discrimination based on age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, race /national origin, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, HIV status, LGBT
  • ‌Sexual Harassment
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) 
  • Disability Discrimination/Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • ‌Non-compete and Severance Contract review and negotiation
  • ‌Unpaid wages, unpaid overtime, failure to pay minimum wage
  • ‌Whistleblowers
  • Retaliation
  • Unemployment Appeals
  • Drug Testing
  • USERRA (Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994)

Please contact us to discuss your particular situation at (954) 585-8599.

Business Law

Hess Law Firm understands the needs of small to medium sized businesses. We can help you to develop good practices/procedures, draft and enforce agreements or defend against discrimination charges.  We offer services in all areas of business law, including, but not limited to the following:

  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Severance Agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Breaches of contract
  • Contracts (preparing, negotiating, reviewing and litigating)
  • Establishment and/or review of  policy/procedure
  • Prevention of and defense against discrimination charges
  • Employee and Independent Contractor Classification Issues
  • Response to Administrative Charges and Investigations by Governmental Agencies (EEOC, FCHR, AHCA, DOH, DEO)

Please contact us to discuss your particular situation at (954) 585-8599.

Civil Trials & Appeals

With over 22 years of experience, Mr. Hess practices in the Florida state courts, and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the Supreme Court.  The Hess Law Firm handles a variety of civil trials and appeals, including employment, business, and other civil actions, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Fraud
  • Contract disputes
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Breach of Contract
  • Long Term Disability
  • Public Records Actions
  • Defamation - Libel and Slander (including via the internet)
  • Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Please contact us to discuss your particular situation at (954) 585-8599.

We are here to help. Contact our law firm today at (954) 585-8599.