Employment Attorney

Have you been wrongfully terminated? Have you suffered discrimination or other violations of your rights at work?

An employment lawyer can assist you in filing a claim or negotiating with your former employer to reach a reasonable settlement.

Find out how an employment attorney at Hoge Law Firm in San Diego, CA, can determine if you have a valid case...

“If you are being let go from your place of employment, you may be in a position to negotiate a severance package or separation agreement.”

How We Can Help Clients in Cases Involving Employment Law

Evaluate Your Case

Attorney Charlie Hoge will review your case to evaluate the events that led to your legal dispute. We can determine if your rights were violated under state and federal labor laws, and help you take the proper legal recourse.

Explain Your Legal Options

If you have a viable lawsuit, we can walk you through your legal options. At Hoge Law Firm in San Diego, attorney Charlie Hoge will advise you if it is in your best interest to come to an agreement out of court, such as in mediation or arbitration. If so, he can make the arrangements on your behalf.

Negotiate a Severance Package

If you are being let go from your place of employment, you may be in a position to negotiate a separation agreement or severance package. A lawyer versed in employment law can help you obtain terms that benefit you.

Negotiating Severance Packages and Separation Agreements

Hoge Law Firm has advised employers in employment disputes and defended employment claims for over thirty years. Employment disputes are usually emotionally charged on both sides, and the firm understands how to prevent or minimize the impact of employment actions that may result in litigation. With respect to disputes that do proceed to litigation, the firm understands the risks and applicable law so as to advise employers how to best defend employment claims.

Based on that experience, the firm also has advised many departing or recently departed employees through severance negotiation and execution of separation agreements. There are many considerations on both sides in approaching those negotiations, and the firm’s experience and insight into those considerations are highly valuable in pursuing negotiated separation terms.

Types of Employment Law Cases

Wrongful Termination

Wrongful termination is an employee termination in violation of law. This can include violation of discrimination laws, whistle blower laws, and public policy violations.  The firm is experienced in handling all of these cases.

Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment refers to unwanted verbal or physical advances in the workplace. Sexual harassment is prohibited under state and federal law.


If you were not hired, harassed, passed up for a promotion, or terminated due to discrimination, your employer may have violated employment laws.

Hostile Work Environment

Hostile Work Environment is an intimidating or offensive workplace due to discriminatory comments or behaviors.

Hoge Law Firm

Attorney Charlie Hoge is associated with a number of professional legal organizations, including:

  • Member, San Diego County Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers of San Diego
  • Member, San Diego Chapter of the International Network of Boutique Law Firms 
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society

Contact our practice online or call us at (619) 823-2600.

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