Dedicated Greenwich Securities and Employment Attorney
The Law Offices of Kevin T. Hoffman provides aggressive legal representation to financial services firms facing regulatory investigations and Wall Street executives in employment disputes. In either case, Mr. Hoffman vigorously advocates the underdog position, determined to achieve a truly just result, not one simply based on relative strength. With more than 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Hoffman stands ready to defend your interests in all matters related to: -Securities law -Labor and employment law -Alternate dispute resolution (ADR) Hardworking attorney ensuring employees rights Mr. Hoffman has extensive experience with financial services employment and severance disputes and has represented clients at countless arbitration hearings before FINRA, JAMS, NFA and AAA nationwide. Whether your claim is one for discrimination, breach of contract or inadequate compensation, you can rely on Kevin Hoffman as a tested and proven advocate on all such matters. Compassionate and accessible counsel Companies facing Securities Exchange Commission or state regulatory board hearings also rely on Mr. Hoffman's depth of knowledge and professionalism. His devotion to corporate clients has been evident throughout his career, as he has shepherded companies through these difficult, distracting and draining procedures. His deliberative and informative style gives clients the confidence that they are in sure hands, and can rely on him to deliver their best possible outcome.
151 Railroad Avenue
Greenwich CT 06830
Assertive Greenwich Labor & Employment Law Attorney
Ensuring compliance, safeguarding success A profitable business serves the needs of employee, management and the marketplace. But friction between workforce and management often causes complications that hurt a company's competitiveness and threaten the livelihoods of everyone involved. The Law Offices of Kevin T. Hoffman has more than 30 years of experience defending the rights of corporate employees to safe, hospitable and equitable employment, as well as fair severance compensation. Mr. Hoffman's experience in this field makes us uniquely qualified to assist you to achieve comprehensive and lasting settlements to issues that include discrimination, compensation and breach of contract and executive severance matters. Correcting power imbalances Law Offices of Kevin T. Hoffman understands that employees often hesitate to confront employers, especially in troubled economic times. Mr. Hoffman empowers individuals to receive the justice they deserve. He assists with cases involving: -Defamation -Slander -Unpaid meal and rest breaks -Unpaid overtime -Unpaid wages -Unemployment -Workplace violations -Unsafe work conditions -Whistleblower retaliation -Discrimination -Wrongful termination -Sexual harassment Challenging discrimination in the workplace Federal law prohibits employers from discriminatory practices regarding hiring, promotion, termination, types of assignments and pay. When making decisions, employers cannot legally consider: -Race -Gender -Pregnancy -Age -Religion -Nationality -Disability By applying extensive knowledge of state and federal labor and employment laws, Law Offices of Kevin T. Hoffman uses objective metrics to prove or disprove acts of discrimination. Enforcing productive workplace conditions For 30 years, Law Offices of Kevin T. Hoffman has safeguarded employees' rights under various labor statutes, including: -Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) -Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) -Workers Compensation Program -Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) -Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) -Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act -Consumer Credit Protection Act (CPCA) -Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) -Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) -Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA) -Securities industry employment disputes Mr. Hoffman also handles contract negotiations, broker transitions and pre-arbitration dispute resolution. As an arbitrator, he knows when and how to find appropriate resolutions for disputes. Employment disputes in the securities industry can be costly, time-consuming affairs. Mr. Hoffman handles a wide variety of employment disputes, including: -Restrictive covenants including non-competition and non-solicitation agreements -Broker promissory note collection matters -Bonus disputes involving investment bankers, traders, and research analysts -Broker Promissory Note Collections Broker-dealers rely on Mr. Hoffman to collect debts from former employees who have failed to repay loans governed by employee contracts, promissory notes, settlement agreements, awards and judgments.
-Investment Fraud Matters
-Securities Arbitration before FINRA
-Dispute Resolution and the American Arbitration Association
-Self-Regulatory Investigations and SEC Enforcement Matters
-Employment Related Arbitrations in the Securities Industry
-Executive Severance Contracts and Employment Agreements
-General Commercial Contract Disputes
-New York, 1982
-U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1982
-U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
-U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1997
-Fordham University, J.D., 1981
-Dartmouth College, A.B., 1978
-Fordham Law School Alumni Association (Former President, Connecticut Chapter)
-Fordham International Law Sponsor
-Dartmouth Lawyers Association
-Connecticut Bar Association
-New York State Bar Association
-American Bar Association
Author: "Campeche Bay Blow-out: A Strict Liability Approach to Damages Resulting from Offshore Drilling Accidents," Vol. 3, Fordham International Law Journal, 1980. Chairperson and Panelist, FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitration Board. Former Senior Counsel, L.F. Rothschild & Co., Inc.; Special Counsel, in the SEC Limited Partnership Matter with Prudential Securities Incorporated (1993 1996); Speaker, Securities Industry Association Law and Compliance Seminar (1997); Private Practice from 1995 to the Present.
Juris Doctorate, 1981
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