Sundeep Hora is a Member of the Firm. He is a trial lawyer who represents individuals and businesses in contract disputes, employment litigation, personal and business torts (i.e., defamation, fraud, economic interference) and real estate matters. He engages in all phases of civil litigation, including pre-suit negotiations, discovery and trials before federal, state and administrative courts in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Mr. Hora has garnered a reputation for aggressively pursuing his clients’ interests and he takes a “no-stone-unturned” approach with all of his cases, regardless of their complexity.
Mr. Hora’s employment practice involves representing employees and employers in discrimination cases based on protected categories including age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation and disability. He represents federal and private sector employees, companies, and federal agencies before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Merit Systems Protection Board, the National Labor Relations Board, the Office of Human Rights, and in state and federal courts. He regularly advises employers on litigation avoidance strategies and issues such as discharge of employees, separation packages, non-compete agreements, executive compensation and employment contracts.
Before joining the Firm, Mr. Hora was a litigation associate with Arnold & Porter, LLP where he worked on pharmaceutical product liability cases and various pro bono matters. His pro bono work included representing clients in Pigford v. Glickman, a landmark civil rights suit arising out of the government’s discriminatory denial of USDA loan programs to African-American farmers.
Mr. Hora is active in his community and local bar associations. For four years, he served as a Complaint Examiner for the District of Columbia’s Office of Police Complaints, where he adjudicated citizen complaints of police officer misconduct. Recently, Mr. Hora was appointed by the District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility to serve as a Hearing Committee member for a three-year appointment. In this capacity, Mr. Hora will adjudicate attorney misconduct cases.