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Pittsburgh Employment Law Attorneys

Samuel J. Cordes & Associates has stood up for employees for more than 25 years. We are skilled at using the legal system to help our clients obtain the compensation and justice they deserve. Our Pittsburgh employment law attorneys handle the full range of employment claims, including:

Discrimination: Our lawyers are able to represent workers who have suffered from every kind of illegal discrimination at work, including:

Whistleblower claims: We represent people who have been fired for reporting illegal activities in the workplace or in retaliation for protesting and requesting accommodations or making a workers' compensation claim.

Family responsibility discrimination: Pregnant women and new mothers have a number of legal protections under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and other laws. We handle cases involving:

Wage, hour and overtime claims: It is against the law for employers to cheat workers out of the wages they have rightfully earned. We handle the full range of wage and hour claims involving:

Wrongful termination: If you were fired in violation of state or federal law, our law firm can help you seek all the remedies you are entitled to under the law.

Employee benefits and pensions (ERISA): We can address the full range of complex ERISA claims, including:

Unemployment compensation: Our lawyers can help you through the unemployment claims process, including appealing the denial of any benefits and handling unemployment payback.

Education law: Our law firm represents students, parents and school employees in matters relating to areas such as special education, discrimination, student rights and tenure.

Government employees: Government employees have the same rights that employees in the private sector have. We can help you take action against violations of your rights.

Sexual abuse: We represent people who have been sexually abused in schools and by clergy members and mentors. Even if the statute of limitations has run out, we may be able to help you.

Workers' compensation: If you have experienced retaliation for making a workers' comp claim or you have questions about how FMLA and ADA relate to your case, we are here to help.

Women's rights in the workplace: We stand up for the rights of women who have been discriminated in the workplace.

Severance agreements: Before you sign a severance agreement, have our attorneys review it to ensure your rights are protected.

Non-compete agreements: Our lawyers will review your non-compete agreement to ensure it is fair and protects your rights.

Contact Our Pennsylvania Wrongful Termination Lawyers

Call 412-567-5444, or e-mail our law firm to schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys.

Employment Law FAQ
Q. What is employment discrimination?

A. Generally, employment discrimination occurs when an adverse action, such as a termination or demotion, is taken against an employee by his or her employer motivated wholly or substantially, by illegal considerations.

Employment Law FAQ

Office Location

Samuel J. Cordes & Associates
245 Fort Pitt Blvd, Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone: 412-567-5444
Toll Free: 866-570-1680
Fax: 412-325-3348
Pittsburgh Law Office